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Well, I like to hike. I like to spend night in the Outdoors, on mountain summits. Therefore I need a shelter. A light one. Small one. Cheap one. No fiber poles. And there is an enormous choice on *-bays today.  Still, the price and what I like rarely match.
So, DIY necessity was a way to get what I want... and here is a result.
 
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Step 1: Testing of idea

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Well. I took my hiker stick, thin ropes and assembled how the tent should look like in nature and to get proper feeling how it shall be as well. Of course, rope-line shall help to determine dimensions. I put my self in....... and this evening decision about everything was made.

Step 2: Idea

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First, some limitations. I like to have light tent. I do not like fiber.poles. They are extra weight and they brake, especially when you are far away. I use, at my hiking's trips, my "third" leg to help me. This is is a long bamboo stick as you can see on pictures. It shall serve overnight as center pole in my tent. So, only fabric material suitable for this purpose.
I found a car shelter, action in shop, very cheap and decide to use this for outer layer on my tent. In the nearby shop I found  inner material, usually used for umbrella, and it suit to me as well. So material was decided. Old domestic curtain shall be used for air vents and mosquitio net.

So I start with paperwork ... as you can see.

Step 3: KPteepee wigwam on paper

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Voila! This is what I want. The measurements are just fine for me and my bamboo stick. Practically, this tent is comfortable for two person!
I am alone, so I shall have plenty of space for my all gear. This is two layer tent, outer waterproof and breathable inner layer to preserve warm and reduce moisture condensation. 

Step 4: Sewing

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After I study a way of sewing, I decide to use so called "French saw", to get strengths and  reduce rain drops getting through. Anyway, later shall be silicon applied on each sew. 
strech_62 months ago

Your tent looks very good and efficient. Instructable is clear, however I do not see any notes about bottom material, is it the same you have used for outside or is a different one?

dougoutcanoe5 months ago

Your tent looks wonderful. I've made a few tents including teepee's but I like your design and may make one for my sea kayaking trips.

Thank you for sharing. Doug

wow! awesome tent! very impressive.
Very nicely done. Thanks for sharing!
dmodlin711 year ago
I am inspired.... it's beautiful and i think 2 layers is a good idea, even for hot weather.
Very Nice! I think it could be used in an emergency situation, like Huricane Sandy. In local high ground parks, etc.
KresimirPregernik (author)  Tracy_Marie1 year ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S2Ci_doWLA this form of tent...
Cool utube vid. Stood up to winds nicely! Thanks!
Tricorvus1 year ago
another stupid remark from me. A kid could lay inside that and enjoy the lights on the outside, if they're done properly :D
[A wigwam and a tipi are not the same thing. But as we all knew what you meant... an 8 sided wigwam of the Cherokee is a "Neosho" :D]
KresimirPregernik (author)  Tricorvus1 year ago
It is enough light inside...the door-net is big.... depend on used fabrics...
KresimirPregernik (author)  Tricorvus1 year ago
Thank you.... Cherokee Neosho=wigwam....
tauhid1 year ago
If no silicon spread is used, it is advised to use cotton thread for the sewing. In rain it will absorb water, fills the thread holes, and make no more water seeps in.
KresimirPregernik (author)  tauhid1 year ago
Cotton is ok, still now is easier to find poliester,,,
KresimirPregernik (author)  tauhid1 year ago
reed step 4....
Skymeat1 year ago
Pretty cool. Keeping the weight to ~3.5 pounds definitely is a bonus. Only question I have is: How long it takes to set up after you've practiced a bit?
KresimirPregernik (author)  Skymeat1 year ago
at first 6 min...... now is about 3-4 min
trebory61 year ago
What if you used a specially re-enforced umbrella type mechanism so that you can have more area inside? Man this seems like a super simple to put together Tent replacement.
KresimirPregernik (author)  trebory61 year ago
Space and additional weight? Keep it simple....
seamster1 year ago
Excellent work! Well done, this is a beautiful and practical tent. I really like the simple design. Thank you for posting this!
Tricorvus1 year ago
I already have another application for that. Make the outside look like a Christmas tree and keep the presents inside. Keep them away from little hands and paws...
Also, the original creators of the Tipi meant it to be all those convenient things, that's why they invented it... :D
KD8MSS1 year ago
I Like this TeePee tent! Elegant and simple.
dropkick1 year ago
Cool tent.
I like a tent I can sit up in, and your air vent is going to allow moisture to leave the tent, which is going to make for a warmer tent. Many people don't think of, or know the importance of a vent when building a tent -or buying one- and end up miserable in both warm and cold weather. Good job.
Much nicer than my tarps.
I've been thinking of building a single pole tent for myself and my dog also. (I also use a walking stick - though mine is a 5 foot piece of ash tree) My plans so far were for a much less comfortable tent than yours - I was thinking of a wedge shape. After seeing yours I'm thinking a teepee is the a much better idea.
sneasle1 year ago
@Xthinker

If you want an extending pole, consider a monopole used for DSLR type cameras. You should be able to find one for the height you need, and I would expect it should be able to take the weight of the tent. Now if it could handle wind loading, I don't know.
Xthinker1 year ago
If your like me and you don't use a walking stick, you could use a extending pole. With a little research I found this one 
Anyone think that would work, It doesn't say on Amazon, but it extends to 6.5 feet.
It weighs 1 pound and is 19"  unextended.
I wouldn't use that pole, the weight would probably collapse the collapsible pole. I would bet it would work for a while but any bit of wind or moving around would eventually push the poles back to their 19" size. But hey that is a neat idea to keep it all-in-one.
vhcl1 year ago
Whaoooo The final result is one of the most professional look I have seen in a while! Thanks for sharing, now I'll try to convince the wife to do the sewing for me!!!
Adastra621 year ago
Nice! you could use velcro strips if you didn't want to deal with zippers. :D
ardog1 year ago
VERY NICE !! Thank you !!!
rwallace011 year ago
Very nice and lightweight design!
IdahoDavid1 year ago
Well done. Methodical approach to project and clearly presented Instructable.
Ok.....few questions:
how do you package it?
What is the longest hike you made with it?
What is the weight? < 0,8 kg ? Maximum for 1 person for a long hike

KresimirPregernik (author)  Directmonde1 year ago
It is new and have only one night at 8 C ... 
I use mono wheel carrier which split weight on wheel and hips  3:1
Step KPteepee final have all technical data
(inside weight is cca 900 gr depending on used fabric)......

Biggsy1 year ago
This is a brilliant idea welldone :) I perhaps would think about external guy ropes to help brace the fabric in strong winds, otherwise... it's all good to me... might be something my scout group could make as a project
KresimirPregernik (author)  Biggsy1 year ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S2Ci_doWLA it about relation of this type tent and wind....:)
ehudwill1 year ago
I like this, thanks for sharing.
onlinebeat1 year ago
very cool!
tigle1 year ago
Good job, very nice, congratulation
mkral1 year ago
As a witness of a process I can only say ...nicely done. Looks and feel almost professional and will serve very well for it purpose. Krešimir, you are a King.

Miro