Hammock Plans - How to Make a Hammock

Hammock plans for frames and stands are quick and simple, using standard lumber and tools. Sew a colorful canvas hammock or use twine or cloth strips to knot or crochet a rope hammock with easy patterns and instructions. Then, stretch out and enjoy your summer.

Free plans for building both the wood hammock stands and frames, and also the cloth or rope part of a hammock.


Wood hammock stand plans:

Build a Hammock Stand
Build a Hammock Stand
Hammock plans for a more complex stand with many detailed illustrations.
Simple Plans
Simple Plans
This project is very easy and inexpensive to make. Not a lot of instuctions for this homemade stand but a lot of discussion.

Hammock Plans
Hammock Plans
The plans for this stand don't look very easy to make but alot of thought went into it.

How to make the cloth or rope parts of a hammock:

A Simple Hammock
A Simple Hammock
Here is an easy to make hammock using durable fabrics and some basic sewing knowledge.
Let's Make a Hammock
Let's Make a Hammock
Read how versatile a hammock can be - plus instructions to make your own.

Quick and Easy
Quick and Easy
This is a really simple way to make one from a bed sheet or a large piece of cloth.
Keep Critters Away
Keep Critters Away
Sleep off the ground by making this simple suspended hammock tent. It will keep you dry and away from critters large and small.
Make a Rope Hammock
Make a Rope Hammock
Instructions and materials needed to make a great hammock.