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    DIY Hammock: Gargoyle Inspired Test Hang

    I was in the mood to make some DIY gear. I have made plenty of stuff sacks and misc other projects. I wanted to try my hand at making a hammock, the problem was that I didn't have near enough material to make a decent sized hammock, not even enough to make a toddler sized hammock for my daughter. So, after some thinking, and playing around, I came across Gargoyle's foot rest hammock and that gave me the idea to copy it and make my own as a test of my hammock making skills. It should be about the right size for a footrest, and to the enjoyment of my daughter and wife, it was the perfect size for my daughter’s doll!

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    Let me know what you guys think. And a shout out to say thanks to Gargoyle for the idea and inspiration.
    Last edited by raiffnuke; 11-07-2011 at 10:40.

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    congratulations on your project,...lets see those skills on a full size DIY now.
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    aw.....sleeping in that hammocky splendor.... lol

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    very nice! reminds me of one that I made one recently.

    I used my daughter instead of my daughter's doll.

    and then

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    Quote Originally Posted by chickenwing View Post
    very nice! reminds me of one that I made one recently.

    I used my daughter instead of my daughter's doll.

    wayyy too cool.

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    That was my plan, but I ran out of supplies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chickenwing View Post
    I used my daughter instead of my daughter's doll.
    Way too cute....
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    chickenwing, that little bundle is already laying on the diagonal--Sweet Spot, indeed! Raiffnuke, that's a great start. Let us know how it feels when you test it out.

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    Nice work. You've inspires me to take my sracp nylon make my own foot rest!

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    This is most epic. I think i have some ripstop and amsteel sitting around... I will report back...

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