May 26, 2014

Hammock Stand for American Girl Doll

See my tutorial for the hammock

What you need

  • 4' of 1/2" PVC pipe
  • 2x cross 1/2" PVC
  • 2x 45degree 1/2" PVC
  • 6x end cap 1/2" PVC
  • 2 small hooks or eyelets
  • PVC primer and cement

How to make the hammock stand

Legs and sides are removable for easy storage

1. Cut PVC into the following lengths
       1x  8"    (part A)
       2x  10"  (parts B)
       4x  3"    (parts C)
       2x  1"    (parts D)

2. Take part A and add both crosses on either end, glue in place.

3. Take parts D and add to cross to extend part A, glue in place.
 

4. Take parts C and add to cross on either side, don't glue.
 

5. Take 45 degree PVC connector and add to parts D, pointing up, glue in place.

6. Take end caps and add to parts C, glue in place.
 

7. Take parts B and add an end cap on one end, glue in place.
 

8. Add eyelet/hook to end cap

9. Add part B to 45 degree PVC connector

10. Paint if you want

You are done !!!

See my tutorial for the hammock

3 comments:

  1. if you string some netting in between, you can make a volleyball net!

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  2. WHERE DID YOU FIND THE PVC 120" CONNECTOR AT?

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    1. Sorry, I messed up. It is called a 45 degree connector and I got it at Menards. Thanks for pointing this out. I fixed it in my blog as well.

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