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Build a flagpole, table or chair for your camp

SAFETY FIRST: Ask an adult to help with tools you haven't used before.

Give your average camper a set of spars and a coil of rope, and in return you’ll most likely get only a puzzled look.

But present those same materials to a pioneering expert and you’ll get chairs, tables, bridges and all kinds of equipment that’s useful in the outdoors.

Here’s how to build three items — a chair, a flagpole and a table — that could be useful around camp. Click on the pictures for detailed instructions and how-to videos.

flagpole-200x148.jpgBuild a flagpole

Show your colors by building a flagpole for your camp.

table.jpgBuild a camp table

Keep your stuff out of the dirt by building a table for your camp.

chair.jpgBuild a camp chair

Relax around camp by building a comfortable chair.

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9 Comments on Build a flagpole, table or chair for your camp

  1. I’m making the table next year at summer camp!

  2. easy games

  3. Infinite_minus_zero // May 2, 2011 at 5:11 pm // Reply

    cool! though If yu lower the table you could make it a seat or bench, if you widen it.

  4. can u use the table as a bed?

  5. TENDERFOOT 1 // January 31, 2011 at 6:30 pm // Reply

    Very useful stuff. Chair is very simple but cumfee so is table. 🙂

  6. definitely gonna use the chair

  7. that flagpole was cool, im gonna make one

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