Ogk camp bed material help?

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Highfield

Tenderfoot
Mar 1, 2010
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Hi everyone
I would like to make the OGK Swedish/Danish? Camped. The 1960s vintage one.
It has the wind up tensioner.
I can have a go at the wood construction but does anybody know where I could buy high quality cotton/linen canvas for the material? I also need to replace the material on 3 directors/field chairs.
Any advice appreciated, thanks
 

Toddy

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Jan 21, 2005
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Point North are good :)

Some other links too though,

Fabrictimeuk also have canvas, and they'll send you a sample.

Actually, that's a good point. It's very much worth while asking for a sample before you buy. Usually they'll charge you 99p or similar to cover postage and deter folks who aren't really interested.

M
 

Highfield

Tenderfoot
Mar 1, 2010
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Gloucestershie
I will take a look at those and thank you.
The camp bed requires two 6' 6 approx 25-27mm poles in hardwood. Anybody got any ideas? Curtain poles are pricey, ballet poles are too thick?
Thanks for your help.
 

Toddy

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Jan 21, 2005
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I will take a look at those and thank you.
The camp bed requires two 6' 6 approx 25-27mm poles in hardwood. Anybody got any ideas? Curtain poles are pricey, ballet poles are too thick?
Thanks for your help.
Can you get to a farm shop ? one that supplies farmers yard products ?

We needed hafts for spears for a film, and the best ones we could find were the long poles sold in those shops for the yard shovels and brooms. 3m long was not a problem, and they weren't that expensive.
Came in all sorts of diametres and lengths.

M
 
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Highfield

Tenderfoot
Mar 1, 2010
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Yes, I'm out in the sticks in Gloucestershire.
Glad you found what you needed, it's great when that happens and especially when not expensive. I will have a look.
 
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