Gokstad tent pole heads Scanned from "The Viking-Ship discovered at Gokstad in Norway" by N. Nicolaysen 1882 (now out of copyright)

Tent poles from a Viking tent found with the Gokstad ship. Scanned from "The Viking-Ship discovered at Gokstad in Norway" by N. Nicolaysen 1882 (now out of copyright). - See this image on Photobucket.

This is my first instructable on how to repair your tent pole elastic cord without getting annoyed or frustrated. All tent poles are bound to fail at some time due to wearing of the elastic bungee cord around the end of the tent pole aperture. So before you even think of throwing the tent away look at this process which allows you to fix them with ease. You can also step to the video here: http://youtu.be/nR-X4IGjK0o

How to Repair Tent Pole Elastic Cord (Re-thread) - the Easy Way

Picture of How to repair tent pole elastic cord (Re-thread) - The Easy Way

table around the tent pole   some one is a smarty pants! Fab, simply fab!

table around the tent pole - use tension setup similar to candle holder & 2 semi circular pieces pinned together.

Saxon Geteld showing position of tent poles. Poles and frame info here: http://www.ydalir.co.uk/crafts/tent/tentpole.htm

Saxon Geteld showing position of tent poles

Stephen Kenn Tent Pole Clothing Rack | Remodelista

10 Easy Pieces: Freestanding Wooden Clothing Racks

Composed of 4 vintage military-issue tent poles with a sturdy welded steel shelf covered in vintage military half shelters material.

Viking tent

Viking tent by Viking market in Stavern. Some of them had very luxurious looking tents complete with wooden beds covered in furs.

Transom Knot - Lashing knot to attach two poles together

Transom Knot - Lashing knot to attach two poles together. To use for a totem pole for EDC vegas!

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