Look!: A Makeshift Hammock

Look!: A Makeshift Hammock

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Jessica
Aug 27, 2008

It took three planes, one taxi, and a very long ride in a speedboat to prove to us that the language of DIY is international. Jump down to see where we found this homemade hammock and how we think it's made...

This restful scene is located in Tobacco Caye, a small island off the mainland coast of Belize. There's no REI on the island nor do we think Amazon delivers so the locals must be creative with their materials.

This extra-wide hammock is made entirely from Sunkist produce bags. The bags were cut open and stitched together. The "fabric" was then wrapped around two large wooden dowels to help keep the hammock shape. Lastly, holes were drilled through the dowels and a sturdy rope was used to hang the nap machine.

And speaking of naps...

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