Sunday, December 7, 2008

All Done

My frame bag project is done. From a foot or two away it looks pretty nice too. Grand total for the project is in the neighborhood of $24 dollars, including thread, new needles for the sewing machine, and a fancy new pin cushion. I had all of the pattern cutting done earlier in the week and got assembly done today. It took me around four or five hours to complete. The zipper was a real bitch and I can think of a couple better ways to do it now that it's done.

My big monster chain fits inside perfectly. Maybe I'll build a full size one next. Or a seat bag. Or a handlebar bag. Or a...

4 comments:

Gordon said...

that is awesome!

FBC Spokane said...

Looks good. You should come show it off in Spokane Friday night for the Festivus.

Sean said...

Spokane? Friday night? Festivus? I'd love to, but I think that might prevent me from catching a flight the next morning in Seattle. I'm going to put May 9th on my calendar right now. It's a Saturday, I can make it over and back no problem, it's on.

Johann Rissik said...

Hi Sean, Very neat frame bag that. Certainly the place to carry any heavy stuff you're carrying. I built one of rawhide for my GT Peace 9r. Worked a treat on a long X-desert trip (1000km). Loaded up to 8 litres of water in it.