LumberJocks

Hammock stand

  • Advertise with us
Project by brg posted 12-06-2016 01:43 PM 1310 views 12 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some time ago, during the spring, I noticed a youtube video of someone building a Hammock stand: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypWWzsfM0Vw
I had not seen this design before and I really liked it.
So, I bought some 2×8” pine with straight grain and little knots and cut them into slats. I cannot remember exact thickness, but it was probably somewhere between 10-13mm (3/8-1/2). Then made a similar form as seen in the video (I added a few side-supports for better results on glue-up) and glued the slats with PU glue to create curved posts.
After all, it was a relatively easy and cheap project.





9 comments so far

View Hazem's profile

Hazem

77 posts in 1025 days


#1 posted 12-06-2016 01:46 PM

Very nice.

What did you finish it with? I’m always interested in how people protect outdoor projects.

God bless.

View brg's profile

brg

29 posts in 1827 days


#2 posted 12-06-2016 01:52 PM

Thanks.
For finishing I used 2-3 coats of a product that we call “boat laquer”.
It’s label actually says “Tikkurila Unica Super 60” and “Urethane Alkyd Lacquer, semi-gloss”.
The first year outside does not show any remarkable wear on the finish… we’ll see how it hold up.
For the winter, I disassembled it and stored in shed.

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

10805 posts in 2645 days


#3 posted 12-06-2016 02:02 PM

Outstanding built and joinery. I could see myself chilling in it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View SteveGaskins's profile

SteveGaskins

731 posts in 2364 days


#4 posted 12-06-2016 07:30 PM

Great looking build. Love the design, too.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

28163 posts in 2644 days


#5 posted 12-06-2016 08:45 PM

This is a wonderful hammock stand. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View bobasaurus's profile

bobasaurus

3286 posts in 2961 days


#6 posted 12-06-2016 09:32 PM

I like it a lot, well done.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

View WistysWoodWorkingWonders's profile

WistysWoodWorkingWonders

12759 posts in 2934 days


#7 posted 12-08-2016 01:58 AM

Great work on this hammock stand!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

View becikeja's profile

becikeja

807 posts in 2591 days


#8 posted 12-08-2016 11:41 PM

This is great

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

View Mark Shymanski's profile

Mark Shymanski

5621 posts in 3490 days


#9 posted 01-07-2017 06:42 PM

A very interesting project, well done.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com