Step 3: Hanging Up the Hammock

At this point I found it easiest to hang it up and continue from there. I tied the 1ft strips at the end up to poles to hang the Hammock. You could also tie string to the end strips then tie the other end of the string to something to hold the Hammock up.

When hanging the Hammock it is important that there is a sag in the main support. The center needs to be the lowest part and the ends the highest. It should not be parallel to the ground.

Because of this the side supports should also have a sag to them. However we want them to be parallel to the ground. To fix this roll up the slack (see second photo on this page) and wrap up the slack with Duct Tape.

<p>Great idea! It's probably good for back-packing! :) </p>
it's an asome hammock but it takes a little bit of time (2 hours)
nice job- like the dog!
i actually tried this hammock and it worked! haven't tried the others yet though... so i can't judge to much!
I have to say- i have really enjoyed watching this contest. i this entry is a really great one- because it's no fuss and simply easy and enjoyable. nice job!
what a great idea! quick and easy- and perfect to carry on a hike. you don't need all the fancy stuff- just a plain durrable hammock to nap in. i'm off to attempt to make one right now! <br>
This is such a great example of a duct tape project! I think out of all the hammocks this one is certainly the best! WAY TO GO HAMMOCK BOY!
I certainly agree.

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