Hi Incendiary_dan ~
I would really like to build a raised platform. I've got so many other projects to work on.. and I'm feeling a little lazy about figuring out how to build the platform. I'll be really happy just to have completed the wigwam frame and covering.
I can't wait to see pictures of yours. What kind of tree did you use to build your frame?
I used red maple trees. They were a little difficult to bend. I wonder if your wigwam is smaller than mine, maybe that's why the maples didn't bend well for you. How big is your wigwam? What kind of maple trees did you use?
I've just found a few newly downed birch trees in the little patch of forest where I walk my dog. I'm going to try to harvest the bark for part of my wigwam. The pieces will probably be small, so I'll have to sew them together somehow.. hmmm.. maybe I can weave them. This little patch of forest is in the middle of my town, surrounded by industrial buildings... and I've found all my wigwam needs there. I also found 2 huge pumpkins growing there yesterday! Awesome.