DIY Bottom Entry Bug Net Instructions

I’ve been wanting to do this project for some time, so I am excited to get this one in the books. Today I’m going to highlight the build steps and techniques of sewing a bug net for a hammock. This will be a 360-degree bug net that completely surrounds the hammock except for an opening… Continue reading DIY Bottom Entry Bug Net Instructions

Lesovik Ultralight 2 Hammock Review

Lesovik Ultralight 2 Hammock Product Description The Lesovik Ultralight 2 hammock is among the lightest, full-size hammocks on the market today. It’s a simple gathered-end design made with bright, ripstop nylon fabric with a detached stuff sack and has Spectra Whoopie slings installed onto the ends of the hammock. Paired with the hammock is a… Continue reading Lesovik Ultralight 2 Hammock Review

DIY Hammock Half Bug Net (HUG) Instructions

I had someone ask me today where they could find my instructions for making the hammock half bug net, or “HUG” as I called it back in 2010. I’ve republishing them here for reference with the caveat that I’ve improved on the design, which will be published in my upcoming book, The Ultimate Hang 2.… Continue reading DIY Hammock Half Bug Net (HUG) Instructions

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… Continue reading Tribe Provisions Go-Anywhere Blanket II Review

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… Continue reading DIY Paracord Throwing Sling Instructions

Replacing Whoopie Slings on a Dream Hammock

In this video, I show one method for attaching the ridge line to the end of the suspension. Randy, owner of Dream Hammock, uses an alternative method thatĀ helpsĀ prevent a tight ridge line from pulling the suspension Lark’s Head looser and possibly lengthening the ridge line slightly if the hammock is hung too flat. In the… Continue reading Replacing Whoopie Slings on a Dream Hammock