USA
UK

HalfEagle.com

Scouting Blogs and News | HalfEagle brings together the historians of today's Scouting movement.

Follow @halfeaglebot for new Scouting blog post announcements!


Post Frequency


Recent Popularity

Ropes and Poles

Visit Site | Subscribe to feed

Lego Machines to Make Rope

Most pioneering projects (but by no means all ) use rope or cordage, so understanding how rope is made is a useful part of pioneering. There are some simple ways of making rope, but these Lego projects by Nico71 take ropemaking to another level. The... 9 months ago

Ropes and Poles Embroidered Badges Available Now

Following on from the vote earlier to choose a badge design ,I've had badges produced here in South Africa, and they are available for sale- by clicking the Paypal button on the top right of the page. I'm really happy with how the design came out,... 10 months ago

Suspended Tensegrity Cube by 1st Halfway House Scouts

Photo courtesy Shane Anderson 1st Halfway House , a Scout troop in Midrand, South Africa, recently built this tensegrity cube suspended between A-frames. The cube is supsended at 4 points- two underneath, and two at the top of the structure. Photos... 10 months ago

Minifig Gateway at KonTiki 2017

I've featured gateways built by Harmellia Gardens Air Scouts before , and this Lego-inspired gateway at KonTiki 2017 is their latest design. Harmellia are using a synthetic hawser-laid rope, which, unlike braided polyprop ropes, behaves in a... 3 months ago

56m Suspension Bridge at Manjedal Activity Centre, Western Australia

Greg from West Australian Scout Pioneering wrote in with photos and a description of the awesome bridge, supported by A frames on each end and a raft in the centre. Here's Gregs description: Photo courtesy Greg Barbera Project : Build a Rope bridge... 11 months ago

Two-Tent Raft in Malta

Sean from Mosta Scout Group in Malta shared these photographs with me- of a raft sitting in this stunning location against the cliffs in the Mediterranean. Sean says: "With 100 lashings, 40 staves, 30 barrels and 10 Marine Ply, a massive Double... 11 months ago

Ropes and Pole Badges - Selected Design

Thanks to everyone who voted in my earlier poll to help me choose a badge design for the blog. As you can see below, the Hy-par pavilion was by far the most popular design. I have sent the badge off for quotes and will have news soon about where... 1 year ago

Hi! :) This page shows the 7 most recent blog posts. Want more? Go check out their site! :)