20072Re: [Hammock Camping] Hammock from recycled materials
- Jun 5, 2009Hi LeeG, I'm an Eagle Scout and scoutmaster. Ask a friendly BellSouth or
AT&T man for used MuleTape (5/8" strapping.) That's what I'm using. They
use it to pull cable, and it is listed as 1800 lb capacity.
On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 7:14 PM, eglonwv <eglonwv@...> wrote:
> I use a HH for my bicycle camping trips. I am looking for ideas for making
> a similar hammock from recycled materials for use by my two grandsons who
> are Cub Scout age.
> Users � 5 feet or less, less than 100 lbs, age 6-11 (basically Cub Scout
> age and size)
> Materials �recycled material, readily available at low or no cost from
> thrift shops, hotels, etc
> Use bed sheets, blankets, curtains, canvas, clothing
> Use sheer curtains for netting.
> Cordage - - plastic pallet strapping (braid in roping), electrical wire,
> Rain Fly � trash bags, paint drop cloths,
> Tools � scissors, needle, NO SEWING MACHINE, tape.
> Keep cost of purchased items under $10.
> Keep design easily done by a scout with some guidance by an adult
> Any other ideas or sources are available for making a hammock of recycled
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