cheap hammock stands

i want to make a relatively small hammock stand no more than 6 to 7 feet in length for my dorm room. It should also be able to collapse easy for storage purposes. done any one have any plans that would allow me to do that? i was thinking about building it out of 1-11/4 PVC but that might be too flexible and break. ( i weigh around 170 lbs). thx guys

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bolt together aluminum L brackets like whats used to build frames ofr DIY go-karts.
NachoMahma9 years ago
. PVC pipe? Electrical conduit?
srikar06 (author)  NachoMahma9 years ago
im thinking about pvc pipe cause its easier to work with but if u have easier material to work with but stronger than pvc let me know. oh and cheaper the better
You could try some sort of aluminum stuff
Sunbanks9 years ago
Well you could grow trees in there and tie it to them
srikar06 (author)  Sunbanks9 years ago
lol i wish i had that much room. My room mate and the college might have a little problem with two trees in my room
Or you could tie one end of the hammoct to a doorknob across the hall and then the other end to another doorknob. Tie it tightly, it hurts when it comes undone. Then again I only used a blanket and tied the corners together and hung it over the doorknobs...
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