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    Thing1 made two hammocks for Haiti today. One is...

    Thing1 made two hammocks for Haiti today. One is toddler sized, and one is child sized.

    Frawg, I think we're going to go with 5'X6' for child size hammocks. It saves us from having to cut it...
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    Frawg, what size did you make them? Thing1 and...

    Frawg, what size did you make them?

    Thing1 and I are just about to cut and sew 60" wide fabric... should they be 6' long, or 7' long?
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    WM has lots of cotton and polycotton...

    WM has lots of cotton and polycotton...
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    Gargoyle has a specific request for hammocks,...

    Gargoyle has a specific request for hammocks, Brian!
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    See post #51 just above yours... SandyKayak will...

    See post #51 just above yours... SandyKayak will send you some nylon!
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    Somehow I think the people of the Caribbean can...

    Somehow I think the people of the Caribbean can figure out a way to hang a hammock.
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    I just bought enough $1.50 FoUC (aka ripstop)...

    I just bought enough $1.50 FoUC (aka ripstop) from WM for 14 full size hammocks, plus 20 yards of some kind of lightweight white mesh that will make mosquito netting. Thing1 and I will get to work on...
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    Just thinknin' agin'... Haiti is a place where a...

    Just thinknin' agin'... Haiti is a place where a HH with stock tarp, all in SnakeSkins, would shine! It would be a Presidential Palace Hammock!

    Maybe someone should put a bug in Mr. H's ear...
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    That's a good question... I would think that...

    That's a good question... I would think that whatever it is, it is likely too hot for Haiti... but I have no idea, really.

    This I know... if you mean a gathered end hammock. For adults, 3 yards...
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    Full size hammock: Cut 3 yards of nylon that...

    Full size hammock:

    Cut 3 yards of nylon that is 60" wide
    hem all four edges
    sew a channel in each end (optional)
    thread a 1" cord of 1/8" braided nylon through each end channel, cinch up...
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    Just thinking... this could be a wonderful use...

    Just thinking... this could be a wonderful use for $1.50/yard, lightweight, WalMart ripstop, er, Fabric of Unknown Content. For $22 you can grab a 15 yard remnant and make five hammocks. Add...
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    I can make three or four hammocks with material I...

    I can make three or four hammocks with material I have on hand, but not until next week.

    - MacEntyre
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