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    Senior Member Caveman's Avatar
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    Here's what I did today....new hammock

    I bought some fabric on the FS section. After trimming it up and hemming the edges it ended up being 10'5"x63". It's 1.4 ripstop. I sewed channels in the ends, but ended up whipping it. I had enough to make a stuff sack for it too guess where I'm sleeping tonight.

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    Thank god for grandmas!

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    Nice job!!

    Is that an older Singer machine? Looks almost like the one I have.

    Marti

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    Glad that stuff worked out well for you! That last little scrap on it was just the right size for the sack, it seems.

    You'll like it; that 1.4 oz is just the right weight fabric to lie on.

    Thought your fence top pole was your ridgeline at first...I was wondering, "Why in the heck is that so high off of the hammock?" 'till I looked a little closer...
    "Just prepare what you can and enjoy the rest."
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    Nicely done Caveman!
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    I love the old machine. It is a work of art. And it made a dam good looking hammock. Nice !
    "Every good marine has at least one artical 15" Chesty

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    sweet..very nice job.

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    Very nice... Very very nice... Any other plans for it after the test hang?
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    Caveman, if I had your talent, I'd burn mine, there are two kids who thank for making theirs @ the wolf pens on the mulberry, tell Reggie I said hello, jim

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    Great job on the hammock...

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