Step 2: Build the end posts

For both end posts, I used:
  1. 4ft-pieces of lumber (x2)
  2. 2ft pieces with 45-degree angled ends (x6)
  3. 3ft pieces (x4)
In retrospect, the 3ft pieces should have been at least 6ft.

Take a look at the photos to see how it all fits together.


<p>sorry, but it looks weak. And dangerous, like it could rip apart at any moment.</p><p>You are creating horizontal pull on the end posts and the higher they are the more force is exerted on the connection to the ground frame.</p><p>If instead you run the slackline over the end posts and vertically down to the ground frame, preferably using an angled 2x4 bolted to the ground frame to support the pullforce you will divide the force between the vertical and the horizontal, putting less strain on your weakest part, the connection to the ground frame.</p><p>Tried to used an image to clarify... ;)</p>
<p>Has anyone else made this? I've been looking for a way to be able to set up a slackline in the house during the summer when our temps reach 115. I'm just curious if there are any other tips or things I should be concerned about with building it indoors. </p>
Love it thanks
Great idea! <br>Although I would be concerned about being injured on the beam or on the beam's protruding screws...
Yes, the bolts are a bit of a hazard, especially because some of the bolts I selected are an inch too long (7&quot; instead of 6&quot;). This isn't a good setup to learn slacklining, but it's wonderful for people like me who enjoy slacklining but don't have any other way to set it up.
Ha. How did I miss this when you published it? Doesn't beat two trees, but if you don't have two trees, this is great! Didn't know you slacklined lance, love the slow-mo shots! <br> <br>J
Thanks! Glad you liked the slowmo shot - I thought it may have been a little too 'show-off-ish.' I'd rather have two trees also, but alas my yard lacks that. And besides, this way I get to play with power tools and enter the wood contest :)
I think I might adapt this for an indoor hammock stand!

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