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    Project for my nephew's bday

    My nephew is turning nine and just joined the cub scouts. He loves playing outdoors. I made him a gathered end hammock last year, but he lost it somewhere.

    So, for this birthday I made him a complete setup with 10x10' tarp, gathered end hammock, tree straps, and whoopie slings. I bought cinch buckles, but they did not arrive in time to include them in the set up.

    We had to go setup the stuff in a playground. He has no trees that work in his yard. Bummer. I live in a different state, but I promised we would do a camping trip before long.

    Note: the tarp is not pulled evenly because a pole was in the way.

    Have a good 'un,

    cutter
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    Excellent birthday gift. I made a hammock for my 9yr old nephew this year as well.

    Looks like you did a great job!
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    Good for you and from the look on his face I doubt he will lose this one!!!!! He will definitely be the envy of the other scouts in his troop!!!!
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    Made my son a 5oz Climashield TQ for his bday. Can't wait to give it to him this weekend.

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    Lucky kid!

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    Mighty, mighty good of you.....
    That boy will always Love you!!!!!!!
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    Blue teeth smile = "Thanks Uncle"
    Good job.
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    HA, I did forget to mention that he walked out to the hammock with a piece of cake in his hand that had lots of blue icing.

    Maybe we can sneak away over Thanksgiving for a hanging session in the woods, ie nap.

    Thanks

    cutter

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