Make Your Own Homemade Hammock


| 5/25/2010 3:10:27 PM


Tags: hammock, projects,

You’ve worked hard on your lawn and garden, shouldn’t you take some time to relax and enjoy it? If you’re handy with a knot or ready to learn, we’ve got a great project for you. We’re flashing back to 1982’s A Heavenly Hammock to bring you a do-it-yourself article on how to make your own hammock.

Find 2 to 3 pounds of twine, 10 to 20 hours of leisurely work time and a few other supplies, and go to town. The tutorial will guide you through the trickier steps, and be sure to glance at the image gallery for extra help.



Store-bought hammocks can be pretty pricey, so not only will you save money, you’ll have the satisfaction of relaxing in your own creation. Need a drink to sip while you unwind? These cocktail recipes from our readers will help you cool off.

EasyWoodwork.org
5/27/2018 7:35:41 PM

I used the plans at WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG to build my own hammock – I highly recommend you visit that website and check their plans out too. They are detailed and super easy to read and understand unlike several others I found online. The amount of plans there is mind-boggling… there’s like 16,000 plans or something like that for tons of different projects. Definitely enough to keep me busy with projects for many more years to come haha. Go to WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG if you want some additional plans :)







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