easy DIY hammock stand

This DIY Hammock stand is easy to build using 4×4 wood with full instructions, video tutorial, and plans. Learn how to build a hammock stand in a few hours!

lumber

4″ outdoor wood screws

 ½” Quick Links

3″ outdoor wood screws

 ½” x 8″ Eyebolts

 Washers

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Materials Needed

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How to build a hammock stand

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Once you cut the timber to size based on the plans, make cuts for the half-lap joints. There are a total of 4 half-lap joints – hence 8 cuts.

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Once the half-lap joints are cut, lay them out upside down and attach using 3″ exterior wood screws. Be sure to make pilot holes before driving the screws.

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This is the only step where you need two people. The upright needs to be held in place by one person while the other attaches it.

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Cut and attach the braces per the plans between the base and uprights using the 3″ exterior wood screws.

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