Slow project, so in the mean time...
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03-30-2015, 04:57 PM
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Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Machias, ME
Re: Slow project, so in the mean time...
Thanks Map. I have considered wooden saddle bags as well. My dad was a cabinet builder and made awesome stuff while I was growing up. I have the ingenuity from him to find efficient ways and build simple objects.
With a few measurements and a hacksaw, I came up with a symmetrical shape and a refined bracket to account for the brake caliper (resulting in asymmetrical hardware) really brings out the simplicity of the materials and functionality in an artful way. I will finish with gloss black struts and dark mahogany stain for a subtle addition of nature to my bike. Now in the woods I will fit in better with the trees.
I can work with it.
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