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Q: Cuben+tape=no sew hammock
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Joe L
(heyyou) - MLife

Locale: Cutting brush off of the Arizona Tr
Q: Cuben+tape=no sew hammock on 09/21/2010 12:09:48 MDT Print View

For hammocks, a finished side edge is recommended. Quest Outfitters has half inch, double sided tape for use on Cuben, 3.5 grams/yard. Can I just fold over the side edges using the tape to have a finished edge? Will the tape tolerate the folding on the gathered ends? Seems unlikely and perhaps un-needed there. My scheme is a no sewing, 9 foot by 53" hammock from 54" Cuben.

Tim Marshall
(MarshLaw303) - MLife

Locale: Minnesota
Re: Q: Cuben+tape=no sew hammock on 09/21/2010 12:25:00 MDT Print View

the Mylar no sew tape is the way to go. Single sided so just fold the cuben and stick it down. Make a tube in the end on use this method of whipping...


Edited by MarshLaw303 on 09/21/2010 12:25:31 MDT.