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5" Things to Know and Do 225 consists of a frame of poles bound with roots of spruce or tamarac, or else the inner bark of the elm, tamarac, leatherwood, or pignut hickory. (See A in illustration.) Begin at the bottom and cover them with the boughs cut twenty or thirty inches long and each one attached to the poles at D in the illustration. Plan of bark Siting/u A ZeanJo frank [totes LasAuL on Diagram Showmq’ arra n9 unmi ,t of bin h-Aark x x are isle: Sameh'mu added . ' afftr "u bark I: 07! 155/7190”? WI/d 500353 If you chance to have an abundance of birch bark, it is yet simpler. Cut the birch bark as large as possible and insert a row of sheets at the bottom, brown side up, overlapping at the up- and-down joints instead of setting the bark pieces side by side as in shingling. The top row may need extra binding poles to hold the bark sheets down (XX in B). These poles are bound at their ends to the ends of the poles below them. If grass or rushes are used, tie it in bundles and put on as with boughs. Sometimes the grass bundles are lashed separately to the upper sides of the poles with root or bark bindings. , J ,If one happens to have a supply of clay handy, a first-class clay