Hawaiian hammock stand!

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Project by cgm_md posted 01-14-2015 07:39 PM 3247 views 17 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not only did my wife get me a made-in-Hawaii hammock for Christmas, she also got my 45 lineal feet of sustainably grown mahogany from Kauai to make the stand. You know you’ve got problems when you get excited for a gift of unfinished lumber :)

I had a lot of fun making the stand. Joints were a little bit of an experiment for me: glued and then “pegged” with a 7/8” dowel. The legs are attached with lag screws so they can be detached. Finished with a couple coats of marine varnish.

Now just got to get out there and enjoy a Hawaiian January!

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#1 posted 01-14-2015 11:41 PM

Ahhhh I can feel the relaxation.

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#2 posted 01-15-2015 12:48 PM

Looks great. This combines my 2 favorite hobbies…woodworking and hammocks. Now this is something my wife might not mind putting inside the house. I will have to try my hand at making one this nice.


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#3 posted 01-15-2015 02:02 PM

Well the wife really knows the way to your heart.


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#4 posted 01-15-2015 02:51 PM

i want to lie in that

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#5 posted 01-15-2015 02:51 PM

and who is responsible for the lush garden in the middle of Ohio? i need to talk to that person.

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#6 posted 01-16-2015 11:26 PM

Great job. Like a lot! Congratulations with the gift!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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