The wood arc hammock is beautiful and easy to set up. The challenge with the rope hammock is that it is loosely knit, so unless you weigh less than 80 pounds, you will touch the ground when you sit in it. No matter how tightly you secure the hammock, you will still end up on the ground. It is very disappointing.
We bought the wood hammock set recently. The set comes in two packages. It took us a while to setup the wood stand. The stand is very heavy and sturdy. It looks very nice in our backyard. We did have an issue with the hammock and it was too long for our stand. When I laid on the hammock, my bottom touched the floor. Called overstock and found out that we received a wrong size hammock. The exchange is a painless process and received the right length hammock for the wooden stand is 3 days. Great service overstock!
We got this hammock set last year and enjoyed it with our son the past summer. My husband took it apart last fall and store it in the shed. We just put it together again and found the wood bean still looks new. The stand is very heavy duty and well build. The included hammock is soft and comfortable. It holds three of us nicely. I just hope this weather can warm up soon, so we can use our hammock more often.
This order was difficult from the beginning, but the most disappointing is that after only 6 months the frame has begun to split where the eye hooks are located. Prior to that, the product description specified that it came with a 2-person nylon hammock able to hold up to 450 pounds. Well, it came with a cotton hammock that was so stretched out that with only one person (150lbs) sitting in the hammock my bum nearly rested on the ground - even if you clamped it on the very last loop. It was an ordeal to get a new hammock sent to me, but it did arrive.....the exact same stretched out cotton fiber hammock. Just to make sure I wasn't mistaken, I took a match to the fibers to see if they melted (nylon) or burned (natural fibers). It was natural. I gave up and just resigned myself to using this one. It won't last long I'm sure. I've only ordered a few things from Overstock and have been disappointed 2 out of three times. I think I'm done. I'll support my local brick and mortar stores instead.
My wife bought the set for my birthday in this summer. The wood stand is heavy and very sturdy. The rope hammock arrived first, and we received the wood stand two days later. The box was scratched, but the product is well packed and still is in good condition. It takes us a while to set it up. After we got the wood stand up, the rest is easy, just need to hang the included rope hammock and adjust the tension a few times. It is the best relaxing place for me in the back yard. My wife often like to join me to read and chat. It becomes a romantic place for us!
Upon set up the stand appeared okay. However the actual hammock is a flawed design. No matter how high you hook up the hammock it cannot be adjusted to work. When you lay in it your butt hits the bottom frame. The hammock just stretches like a rubber band. We spent half hour setting up and then half hour taking down, repacking and hauling it to UPS to return. Do NOT buy this product. I have purchased through Overstock before, and have been pleased. I am shocked they even carry this utterly useless product.