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    My First Hammock DIY Project - Tree Strap

    How-dee, everybuggy!

    I wanted to share my first-ever Hammock DIY project with y'all. I've dun made myself some Tree Straps. (whispering) It's also the first-ever video I dun created and published in my entire life... so, sorry for the 1st timer quality. It's also not going to be the last. There will be more DIY videos.

    Note: Knowing how much help I've needed as I ramp up on all things hammock, I wanted the video to be kinda dual purpose. In addition to showing how I made my straps, I'm hoping it might also help fellow newbie thread injectors to literally "see" how I inject thread. Now, I'll say right up front here. I am NOT an expert. I know there are many, many other ways to do this stuff. This is just how I learned and how I like to do it. I'm comfortable with this... for me... and I am not saying there aren't other ways that are just as good or better.

    Anyway, I hope you all like it and I want to say thank you again to everyone here for all the great advice and for sharing so much of what they do and why.

    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZAi4oi7H4M

    If you want to skip threading a machine and go directly to the thread injecting, go in about 2.5 minutes.
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    good job. I like it a LOT. the only problem I see is, what happens when someone likes their toilet paper to unroll from the bottom? j/k

    Really, great job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chickenwing View Post
    the only problem I see is, what happens when someone likes their toilet paper to unroll from the bottom?
    HA HA.... You know? I was thinking that when I said that. But, that's how I learned and it's a great memory key. (chuckling)

    Thank you!!

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    Great video, nice and sharp and well lit. I can't watch it with sound when I'm at work, so I could only *see* it. I'm going to be doing some of this soon, so thanks!

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    Great video! Thanks for sharing that information. How many times should you go over your stitching?

    For example, in your video you said, "I like to go over the stitching a couple of times." And in one of the popups you said that that was designed to support your body weight.

    I weigh 260lbs. How many times would I need to go over the stitches?

    Thanks!

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