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
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 the essentials — great for those looking for bite-size info if you’re just starting with hammocks, and if you want to share the fundamentals with a friend. Paperback $8 at… Continue reading Just published: Illustrated Hammock Basics
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… Continue reading TUH2 featured in HYOH Podcast Episode 33
Another look at drip lines to protect your hammock from water seeping down your suspension and onto your hammock
This summer I joined my son on a few days of his 50-miler trek up and over the San Francisco Peaks in Northern Arizona. Since I wasn’t able to join him for the whole trek, I was a little lazy in my packing and threw together a kit so I could get up the mountain… Continue reading Hammock Tips on a 50-Miler
Philip Werner’s recent post on choosing between a single- or double-layer hammock delivers some strong points about double-layer hammocks: The two layers form a pocket that can be used to hold a foam or an inflatable sleeping pad. The pocket helps hold the insulation in place and gets it out of the living compartment where it… Continue reading Choosing a Double- or Single-layer Hammock
How to make a do-it-yourself Summer Top Quilt and Matchcoat for a hammock using a basic blanket such as the Tribe Provisions Go Anywhere Blanket.
Hammock Bliss Tandem Product Description The Hammock Bliss Tandem is an interesting concept tackling one of hammock’s biggest challenges: double occupancy. The Tandem’s approach is to link two single hammocks together along the parallel long edges, thus giving two people their own bed to lay in. This is a similar approach to the popular 2-person… Continue reading Hammock Bliss Tandem Review