At 35 lbs, a quick assembly time, and no complicated attachments between the tubing and cross sections, I believe I've finally made a folder that's easy to build, easy to assemble, and practical to use. Time will tell.
Frame assembly takes less than 10 minutes but it will be a couple of weeks before the hypalon cures sufficiently so that the skin can be removed and the complete assembly process tested. I'm estimating 20 minutes for frame and skin assembly as there are no stretcher bars or sponsons. The skin has been made about 1 inch longer than the frame to insure ease of assembly.
Contributors to this page: Thomas Yost (TDY), Patrick Poirier (PPR), Gerald Maroske (GUM) and Hendrik Maroske (HHM)