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    Very nice! I love the fact that it matches your tent. You could call it camo in the land of the Smurfs!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Badchef View Post
    Knotty, thanks for your posts. They really helped with layout and construction!

    I didn't plan on matching the tent, it just happened that way. The black section is a footbox. I ran out of the blue.
    You're welcome.

    So is the footbox somewhat of a semi-circle as opposed to the usual triangle or is it just the camera angle?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Knotty View Post
    You're welcome.

    So is the footbox somewhat of a semi-circle as opposed to the usual triangle or is it just the camera angle?
    It is the usual triangle. Funny camera angle.
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    Well done DIYer. That foot box is interesting, hammock minds want to know!
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    Very interesting. Your funny angle has given me an idea, has anyone tried making a footbox just off-center of the hammock, in its floor?

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    Quote Originally Posted by olddog View Post
    Well done DIYer. That foot box is interesting, hammock minds want to know!
    Thanks!

    The footbox is a right triangle, 22" legs. It's attached 18" from the end of the hammock and is made from DL ripstop I picked up from Hancock Fabrics.

    I roll hemmed the edges all the way around, and ran three lines of stitching through to attach to the hammock itself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lilricky View Post
    Very interesting. Your funny angle has given me an idea, has anyone tried making a footbox just off-center of the hammock, in its floor?
    It would be hard to maintain the structural integrity of the hammock doing that.
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