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    New Hammock Stand & Hammock w/ Zippered Bugnet!

    I just finished a few projects and thought I'd share.

    First is a hammock stand built from eight 2x4. I found a similar stand somewhere on the forum here and replicated it. So far it's working out well. Total cost was ~$50. My wife wanted to paint it so I gave her her choice of color.

    Second is a 11'x5', channel end, 1.1, single layer hammock with zippered bugnet. Total weight including suspension is right at the 16 oz mark I believe.

    I'm pretty happy with the way the hammock turned out. I already had the hammock body made so all I had to do was sew on a zipper to one side, take it out to the stand, throw the no-see-um over the ridgeline, pull out the sides, and pin.

    Thanks HF!




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    That is very nice looking, hammock, gear and stand. You did an awesome job.
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    That stands looks really nice (even if your wife did pick the color...) I haven't really looked into the various plans for hammock stands and I'm curious, what is the dimension eyebolt-to-eyebolt on yours?

    Dude, you've got some injector skills- the stitching looks perfect in that zipper shot! Great job!

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    oooooo i love the color of the stand....she made a great color choice

    congrats on the d.i.y!!
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    Thanks for the compliments everybody!

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    Very nice!

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    nice job on the DIY projects ... can't say I like the color of the paint though...too bright!!!

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    Very nice straight looking stiches. Well done. I also like the tie outs, nice touch
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    That's a sweet look'n rig. Nice work.
    Good luck,
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    Very nicely done! First DIY you say?! Why can't mine be looking the same then - ha?!!
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