PVC hammock stands are sturdy yet inexpensive for what you get. They are completely weather resistant, and can be left outside, no matter what the weather, which saves a little.
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Free plans and pictures of PVC pipe projects - PVC Quilting Frame
Excellent directions to build a floor quilting stand
Wonderful article in Threads; instructions from quilt maker Joe Cunningham in freehand quilting frames. (This will be me, once I set up my quilting frames mom gave me).
Adjustable Quilting Frame Plan Here's the perfect piece for any quilt maker. The adjustable quilting frame is sure to make quilting easier. Just the ticket for making perfect quilts every time!
Adventures of a DIY Mom - Build Your Own Quilting Frames- OK this gives me an idea for a frame to layer quilts that will keep me off the floor.