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    You want to put the screw into the studs which surround the door frame. Using the door frame itself is risky. I believe someone posted a pic where they tore out a frame by hanging their hammock from it.
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    You're correct, Knotty... modern pre-hung door and window frames are fastened through the trim, with finish nails!
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    Does anyone know of a good thread with directions for making an easy/cheap hammock stand?
    A little reluctantly I think I will look into making one, but I may just go for corner to corner in my room if it looks like a much easier option

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prestidge View Post
    Does anyone know of a good thread with directions for making an easy/cheap hammock stand?
    A little reluctantly I think I will look into making one, but I may just go for corner to corner in my room if it looks like a much easier option
    How beefy are you looking to make?

    I've just literally got done designing one out of 4x4 cedar that I'm gonna make.

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    I'm quite small, only 73kg or 161 lbs so I'd want to make it as small and lightweight as possible.

    Oo Cedar will be nice! Lightweight and smell nice hah!

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