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Photo shows macrame hammock made from braided nylon cord. Detailed instructions given. Only two knots are used: horizontal double half hitch and double alternating square knot. Est. cost: $85.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 47

How to make a patchwork hammock cover.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1973 (v.51#6) pg. 76, 144

How to crochet a hammock from heavy twine. Est. cost: $22.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 49

Hammock stand for a yard without trees consists of two posts with a trellised overhang to provide some shade.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1986 (v.64#6) pg. 110, 174

Canvas hammock is laced to 2x2 stretchers on each end. Est. cost: $39.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1987 (v.65#7) pg. 90, 149

Living alfresco. Easy-to-make items for outdoor leisure. (1) Appliques and shell corner-weights to decorate a plain, purchased tablecloth. (2) Tie-on hammock cover. (3) Terry-cloth pillows with rickrack edging. (3) Hanging buckets, with painted bottoms, hold potted flowers. (4) Galvanized tub, painted in stripes, for use as a planter. (5) Flower box built from lumber and plywood fits the seat of an old outdoor chair. (6) Zippered pillows to soften outdoor seating.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1999 (v.77#7) pg. 171

Build a mini-hammock. When covered with a plastic tarp, this hammock is more comfortable than sleeping bag on rocky or hilly terrain. Can eliminate need for a tent.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1967 (v.57#11) pg. 59

Sag-free hammock features a frame of wood and dowels (or pipe) which supports the canvas surface.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul-Aug 1996 (v.19#10) pg. 33
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1996 (v.20#2) pg. 6

How to make a net hammock from heavy cord or rope. Includes instructions for making a netting needle or shuttle.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Sep 1977 (v.8#7) pg. 44, 97

More classic 2x4 furniture. The Mock II chair and footstool can be flipped over to form a "hammock" or chaise longue.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #219 May-Jun 1981 (v.31#5) pg. 22

Seven backyard improvements. (1) Firepit. (2) Kitchen bump out. (3) Curved wooden deck bench. (4) Privacy fence. (5) Water garden in a wooden barrel. (6) Contemporary hammock stand. (7) Second story circular deck.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #239 May-Jun 1983 (v.33#5) pg. 51

Knit a hammock. Two "needles" are fashioned from large dowels. Using clothesline as "yarn", the hammock is knitted from side to side. Ends are spread with stabilizing boards, braided and tied onto large rings.
FLOWER & GARDEN [CRAFTS EDITION] Aug-Sep 1996 (v.40#4) pg. 48

Plan for landscaping a shady hideaway area suitable for a hammock.
GARDEN GATE #16 Aug 1997 pg. 41

A netted hammock to make in one- or two-person size. Estimated cost: $20 for one-person size, $30 for two-person size.
HANDMADE Jul-Sep 1981 (v.1#2) pg. 9, 42

How to make a crocheted hammock.
HANDMADE #9 Summer 1983 (v.3#2) pg. 112, 90

Canvas hammock is made with a wooden yoke at the head to keep it from curling.
HANDMADE #19 May-Aug 1985 pg. 14

Macrame for the seafaring man. Plans for a sailor's broadbelt, hammock and hatband for holding fishing flies.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #532 Sep 1972 (v.68) pg. 66

Easy-to-make net hammock. Weave your own hammock from twine. Dimensions: 50"x84".
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #651 Aug 1982 (v.78) pg. 60

Macrame your own hammock.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #16 Jul 1972 pg. L38

How to weave your own net hammock from seine twine. Requires 10 to 20 hours work. Est. cost: $20.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #75 May-Jun 1982 pg. 98

Make a hammock for a child from a blanket and a rope.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #88 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 28

How to weave your own cotton rope hammock.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1980 (v.153#6) pg. 110

How to make a hammock using knotted netting techniques.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #39 Summer 1979 (v.10#3) pg. 52

How to make a hammock using knotted-netting.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #55 Summer 1983 (v.14#3) pg. 24

Triangular hammock chair (hammock swing) is made from standard lumber and heavy acrylic. It is suspended by a rope from a tree or other overhead support. Est. cost: $50.
SUNSET Sep 1982 (v.169#3) pg. 106

Fiber techniques for making hammocks. Describes twining, looping and sprang.
THREADS #6 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 74

Cocoon hammock to weave in a doup leno pattern. When you lie in the hammock it encloses you.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #20 Spring 1981 (v.5#4) pg. 46

How to install permanent posts for supporting a hammock.
WOMAN'S DAY Aug 7 1978 (v.41#13) pg. 70, 112

Stand made of redwood supports a large hammock.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1995 (v.19#3) pg. 38