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Re: [Hammock Camping] Risk's $25 Hammock Stand

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  • Rick
    ... I modified the instructions at: http://www.imrisk.com/hammockstand/hammockstand.htm to show the cuts. Yes, you should have two triangles that are not
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 27, 2004
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      jonas4321@... wrote:

      >I will be finished tonight building the hammock stand that Risk designed.
      >Man, it's sturdier than I thought it would be!
      >
      >Risk, I have two questions:
      >
      >1) When you cut the 4'x4' plywood "in half", and then cut two triangles
      >from each piece, do you mean cut it diagonally, essentially cutting an
      >"X" in it? I think I did that step wrong, but I had some spare plywood
      >lying around, so I am not undersizing any of the parts if I indeed made
      >my cuts wrong.
      >
      >

      I modified the instructions at:

      http://www.imrisk.com/hammockstand/hammockstand.htm

      to show the cuts. Yes, you should have two triangles that are not
      needed for this project.

      >2) How many screws do you use to attach the triangle that is on the end
      >of the bottom brace to the upright (the ones you remove to disassemble)?
      >I know there are two screws holding the bottom brace to the 4' end piece,
      >but I can't see how many screws are holding the plywood to the upright.
      >
      >

      Two screws in each edge.

      >As Ciyd said, thanks for sharing all that you do! It is most appreciated.
      >
      >Jonas
      >
      >
      You are quite welcome.
      Risk
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