238— Woodcraft Manual for Boys boys will prefer the small one, as it is much handier, cheaper, and easier to make. I shall therefore give the working plan of a 10-foot teepee of the simplest form. It requires 22- square yards of 6- or S-ounce duck, heavy unbleached muslin, or Canton ﬂannel (the wider the better, as that saves labor in making up), which costs about $6; 100 feet of 1!; inch clothesline, 25 cents; string for sewing rope, ends, etc., 5 cents. Total about $7.00. Get your material machine run together 20 feet long and 10 feet wide. Lay this down perfectly ﬂat (Cut I). On a peg or nail at A in the middle of the long side put a 10-foot cord loosely, and then with a burnt stick in a loop at the other end draw the half-circle B C D. Now mark out the two little triangles at A. A E is 6 inches, A F and E F each one‘foo-t; the other triangle, A R G, is the same size. Cut the canvas along these dotted lines. From the scraps left over cut two ieces for smoke-ﬂaps, as shown. In the long comer of each H in No._ 1, I in No. 2) a small three-cornered piece should be sewed, to make a pocket for the end of the smoke pole, or else a 2-inch hole right through. Now sew the smoke-ﬂaps to the cover so that M L of No. 1 is neatly ﬁtted to P E, and N O of No. 2 to Q D. ' Two inches from the edge B P make a double row of holes; each hole is 1% inches from its mate, and each pair is 5 inches from the next pair, except at the 2-foot space marked “door,” where no holes are needed. The holes on the other side, Q D, must exactly ﬁt, on these. At A fasten very strongly a 4-foot rope by the middle. Fasten the end of a 10-foot cord to J and another to K; hem a rOpe all along in the bottom, B C D. Cut 12 pieces of rope each about 15 inches long, fasten one ﬁrmly to the canvas at B, another at the point D, and the rest at regular distances to the hem rope along the edge between, for peg loops. The teepee cover is now made. - For the door (some never use one) take a limber sapling % inch thick and 5%, feet long, also one 22 inches long. Bend the long one into a horseshoe and fasten the short one across the ends (A in Cut II). On this stretch canvas, leaving a ﬂap at the top in; the middle of which two small holes are made (B, Cut II), so as to hang the door on a lacing-pin. Nine of these lacing-pins are needed. They are of smooth, round, straight, hard wood, a foot long and } inch thick. They skewer the overlapped edges together. A4 .4_‘ ‘ AAA i‘IL- Mg’»- A- < r 1 . Art.‘ I_ a Aa_1- . Ax_4i._ r- Eh... .
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