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Offline jamie

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really big project
« on: July 03, 2009, 10:34:56 pm »
what ive been working on lately. jeff gottlieb from long island and i have been working on this on and off for the last two weeks. mostly gathering bark and pealing saplings. we did the frame last week. when i get the pics from other people ill post the whole thing.

frame just about done with cedar saplings



lots of bark, mostly tulip, some elm. lots of work!!!!!!!!

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Re: really big project
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2009, 10:36:23 pm »
oh yeah its 8 1/2' feet high by 30' long
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Re: really big project
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2009, 10:58:32 pm »
Damn ....and I thought that My Bark Tipi in my Brothers Back Yard back Home was big!!!!!!!
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Re: really big project
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2009, 12:13:27 am »
got any pics. would love to see em
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Re: really big project
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2009, 12:31:04 am »
I can already imagine the smoke pouring out the cracks as the BS flies.  ;) Keep us informed. 
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Re: really big project
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2009, 01:01:15 am »
got any pics. would love to see em

Sure do....hope You like em.........

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Re: really big project
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2009, 06:07:24 am »
Man, that is a lot of bark,  is that all poplar?  Looking good.
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Re: really big project
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2009, 06:44:34 am »
Cool longhouse jamie :)
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Re: really big project
« Reply #8 on: July 04, 2009, 12:05:06 pm »
Thats got to be just about the coolest thing I've seen in a long time.  It would make one hell of a hunting camp.
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Re: really big project
« Reply #9 on: July 06, 2009, 10:03:52 am »
thats an excellent camp el'D
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Re: really big project
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2009, 01:23:35 pm »
Very, very big project!  Good luck Jamie...and I'll be looking forward to watching this thread.  That is awesome!  :)
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Re: really big project
« Reply #11 on: July 06, 2009, 09:13:55 pm »
Sweet,  Wish I could help!

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Re: really big project
« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2009, 10:15:16 am »
i'll definetly post more pics as i get em
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Re: really big project
« Reply #13 on: July 07, 2009, 11:05:09 am »
wow that is amazing jamie. really cool. looks like lots of work though.

in the foreground on that last pic. is that a hollowed out log for a trough?

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Re: really big project
« Reply #14 on: July 07, 2009, 11:42:21 am »
dugout/ canoe
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