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This is a DIY version of commercially available carbon fiber trekking poles. The end product cost less, and they can be easily customized to suit your individual needs.

I thought it would be fun to see if I could make my own Carbon fiber trekking poles on the cheap that would rival the more expensive, commercially-produced ones out there. So, here we go!

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Marc de Vinck

I’m currently working full time as the Dexter F. Baker Professor of Practice in Creativity in the Masters of Engineering in Technical Entrepreneurship Program at Lehigh University. I’m also an avid product designer, kit maker, author, father, tinkerer, and member of the MAKE Technical Advisory board.

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