Friday, January 30, 2009

Ama lashings


These are typical ama lashings used in the Caroline Islands of Micronesia. Note that the four forked struts do not penetrate the ama but just sit on top. The lashings that pass through the holes in the top of the ama hold it firmly in place.

2 comments:

Hajo said...

That is slightly more robust than what I had in mind...

Hajo

DrCraze said...

Eureka!!! How wonderfully simple. This one is on the top of my list