Category: Workshop

TUH2 featured in HYOH Podcast Episode 33

It’s live! I had the pleasure of sitting down (virtually) with Jonathan and Mark and talking about one of my favorite subjects: hammocks. They grilled me about how long it took to get the second edition of my book out :), hammock trends, apps, and other topics. As part of the interview, HYOH will be…
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The Ultimate Hang Second Edition Now Available

The second edition of The Ultimate Hang: Hammock Camping Illustrated, is now available.

How does the hang angle affect my hammock?

I often field questions about the Hammock Hang Calculator about the hang angle. I made this quick illustration to show how the hang angle changes the shape of the hammock and thus affects the hang point and lay.

Drip Lines, Part 2

Another look at drip lines to protect your hammock from water seeping down your suspension and onto your hammock

Thank you for your patience!

On February 1, without warning, my web host went belly up and I completely lost theultimatehang.com. The site went dark for a little over a week. However, thanks to an old backup and scraping the internet archive, I’ve been slowly rebuilding the site (with the help of a great friend!). The outage has had a…
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Tribe Provisions Go-Anywhere Blanket II Review

Tribe Provisions Go-Anywhere Blanket II Product Description I reviewed the Tribe Provisions Go-Anywhere Blanket when it first came out in 2015. Much of the design remains the same, but the company has made a few updates since that first look: The draw string strap is longer to also function as a shoulder strap The stuff sack…
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DIY Candle Firestarter

Do-it-Yourself Candle Firestarter As I was going through some old photos, I came across a video and photo series I created back in 2010 to show how to make your own firestarters out of a mini candle and some wood shavings. I’ve used this for so many years I can’t remember where I first learned…
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DIY Paracord Throwing Sling Instructions

This little project has very little to do with hammocks, I realize, but it’s a little side project I was working on for a class I’m teaching on the Old Testament. If you like to tinker with paracord, this is a fun and easy project that provides a lot of entertainment in the backyard. If…
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