16642Re: Hammocking inside
- Dec 28, 2006try the joists in the celing, they are much larger than the studs in
the walls. you have to place the screws in just the right spot.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "farpost" <lsramos13@...> wrote:
> I wouldn't trust solitary studs, old or new. And don't string straight
> out from the walls. My first attempt was just that, and when I first
> put weight on the hammock, I could sense the wall start to give.
> Instead, I have screwed bolts into studs in places where there are at
> least 2 studs together, such as next to door or window frames. The
> header studs at doors and windows add bracing as well.
> I used heavy duty eyebolts, at least 3 in long, which are positioned
> so that the hammock hangs at a 45 degree angle from the wall thus on a
> diagonal across the room.
> For our cloth hammocks, an S-hook attaches to the eyebolt and the
> hammock's rope loop hooks on the S. For the HH, I just tie the straps
> to the eyebolt. Three bedrooms are always outfitted with a hammock and
> at least one is used daily.
> Good luck.
> --- In email@example.com, "sebastiantoney" <funbun2@>
> > I want to hang my hammock inside to replace my bed and save space. How
> > do you hang a hammock inside? I don't trust these old studs. Is there
> > a stand you can use inside? Can one be made for inside use?
> > thanks
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