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    Can you give me dimensions for your dogbone pillow? I was going to make a pillow tonight (tired of using a stuff sack for fulltiming indoors), but your idea is a whole lot better!
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    My forum name is Fish<><; I'm in the navy; and I hate sleeping on the ground. If I didn't need ground to walk on or measure resistance to, I think I could happily give it up.

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    Nice work! Thats a lot of DIY'n.
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    Impressive Injecting! That's quite an output on short notice. Hope you and your son enjoy it immensely!

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    I give this thread .My post count isn't high enough to view the thread about the hat plans.I'm interested in making one.I wear itchy noggin socks and boggins.

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    Thanks everyone for the support!

    I sent Fish <>< a pm with the pattern for the Dogbone pillow. Since it comes from a non hammock related site I'm not sure if I should place the hyperlink here, but I will pm anyone who wants to make one of their own.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AtHomeDad View Post
    Thanks everyone for the support!

    I sent Fish <>< a pm with the pattern for the Dogbone pillow. Since it comes from a non hammock related site I'm not sure if I should place the hyperlink here, but I will pm anyone who wants to make one of their own.
    Please send me your pattern. Thanks!

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    Second on the request for link to hat design.

    Also, what do you use to keep the doors in the tarp together, Velcro or something else?

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    pm's sent to those that requested for the dog bone.

    I used Raiffnuke's plans for the hat, but I made the three separate pockets and then did most of the quilting to them individually before joining. I found that I could get straighter quilting that way. His plans can be found at http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=52970

    For the doors on the tarp, I do use 1/2 inch Velcro the entire length which matched the width of my bias tape. I do also have grosgrain ties on the bottom of each door that I can tie to keep the Velcro from tearing open at the base. I also have a small loop that I can attach some rope to stake them to the ground if I need.

    The doors are just the still attached fabric from making a hex tarp. rather than cutting off these ends, I just folded them over and bias taped my edge, at two points on each side I made a small slit (3/8") at the seam line, I slid a longer piece of grosgrain through the slit 1/2 way and then sewed it all together inside the bias tape. This gave me tie offs to use when I don't want the doors open.
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    Can I get added to the list for the dog bone plans? It looks very comfy.

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    Wow, VERY NICE WORK! It all looks great, and I like your go-get-it attitude.

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