I started commercial fishing in 1964 reef netting off Lummi Island in Puget Sound, at the age of 14. After I retired,as a deckhand, a couple of years later, I started a new career as a hammock mechanic. I realized very little authentic and traditional all American style,handmade, marlin spike craft, web furniture was available to the general public. I wanted to change that, soooo on Jan.12, 1999 I started....
This line of hammocks is designed around the concept of "Industrial Gleaning". This is the utilization of existing manufactured surplus. Obsolete inventory, out of date stock, cuttings and other materials that are available, upon investigation, through Materials Exchange catalogs and various other personal sources.If you are interested in this type of production methodology I am always willing to discuss the particulars of any project you are considering.This free consultation is a major element of the services provided by Deckhand Manufacturing and with my Hammocks and a concerted effort to subvert planned obsolescense, I hope will be a lasting legacy.
All the different materials I use MUST meet the quality control standards of:
Industrial gleaning addresses the prevailing public concerns of
buying green, paying lean and being conscious of environmental strain and
The only thing wrong with doing nothing is you never know when you are
finished and an hour in a hammock adds a day to our life. Every time
I do the math, again, it looks pretty good.
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Maximus In Stabilitas”