So from the title, you know I only have one tree in my backyard.
Here's the thought/design question.
I have 3 - 7'x1.25"OD solid shafts. They are beastly! Every time I pick one up, it makes me think of Goliath and what a "man-imal" he was.
Anyways, back at the ranch....
Here are the two options I've thought of: Note: in both cases the pipe(s) in question would have re-bar welded out in multiple directions for extra rigidity.
1.cement a 1'x3" pipe vertically so that the top is approximately at ground level.
2.cement 3 - 1'x1.5" pipes welded together where the cross-sections forms a triangle. In other words the sides would be welded together (parrallel).
In either case, the end result would be the three shafts being dropped into the pipe(s) when I want to hang in the hammock, but when I'm done, I can remove the shafts.
Here's a diagram of sorts that may help explain what the base would look like.
I would just sink a 6x6 post, but I think it would look a bit strange when not in use.
I need some help and suggestions.