Hey everyone! I want to announce I’ve published a new illustrated book on hammock basics! This is a much smaller, packable book that focuses on… Read More »Just published: Illustrated Hammock Basics
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.
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… Read More »DIY Hammock Half Bug Net (HUG) Instructions
The Becket Hitch has been around for a long time and has been used with hammocks since pre-Columbian days. If you ever visit South America you’ll see this hitch used almost exclusively to hang hammocks. Locally it is simply referred to as the “hammock knot.”
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… Read More »DIY Paracord Throwing Sling Instructions
I’ve tested a few rectangular tarps recently and I thought I’d share this quick illustration to show the common pitching options I use with a… Read More »Pitching Options for a Rectangular Hammock Tarp