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Three Great DIY Hammock Ideas

Summers are made for lazing out in the backyard, napping under a tree in a comfy hammock. But instead of heading for your local furniture store to buy one, why not make a hammock yourself? Not only will you be able to save a bit of money, but it’s also a great way to upcycle things that would’ve otherwise gone to the dumpster. Pallet Hammock Grab a couple of shipping pallets and screw them together laterally until they’re nice and

How to Make a Simple Backyard Hammock

It’s the beginning of summer, and everyone is looking forward to spending lazy days in the back yard soaking up the sun. Why not make the experience more enjoyable and more memorable by making and putting up a simple backyard hammock? All it talks is some fabric, rigging supplies, and a knack for using a sewing machine. Check out this easy how-to! Materials 3 yards of canvas or other sturdy fabric 15 feet of 1 inch webbing  matching thread 2