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Can you build a stable tent out of blankets or other household items, and if so how? Answered


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11 years ago

I've seen really comfortable tents made using blankets (for insulation), covered with tarps (for weather resistance) based on a sweat lodge. A basic frame is made from flexible branches (willow works great), which are stuck into the ground for extra stability, then the whole thing is covered to your liking with whatever you like. I think they are well worth the effort of building... The pic shows what the frame should/ could look like, and the other is a finished sweat lodge...