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Project by bake posted 08-13-2014 05:04 AM 1605 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is not a fine woodworking project but it was a fun one.
I built this with my 14 year old son.
We used some pieces of 2”x6” and some plywood scraps we had left over.
I got a bunch of cardboard pallet covers that we use for target backers, we just rip them in half on the table saw and drop them in the slot.
Target size is 21”x45”.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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#1 posted 08-13-2014 05:28 AM

Nice work. Are you sponsored by Cabelas?

-- Jeff

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#2 posted 08-13-2014 07:48 AM

Looks pretty fine to me!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#3 posted 08-13-2014 10:14 AM

Looks good and that slot makes it a pretty fancy system.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#4 posted 08-13-2014 12:25 PM

Great idea and nice project! What are you shooting? Air rifles, .22, or center fire?

-- Dennis, WV

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#5 posted 08-13-2014 01:24 PM

Great setup and looks like you guys had fun making it! Each time its used that will be remembered!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

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#6 posted 08-13-2014 02:42 PM

Very nice stand. I have built ones similar to this in the past, the only difference is we used to cut down horse stall mats (3/8” thick rubber) to attach the targets to. They are more forgiving than cardboard and would last several thousand rounds (estimate).

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#7 posted 08-13-2014 07:33 PM

I have built lots of target stands that were crap.
I think I like yours best.
Most stores, like Cabela’s charge too much.

-- mike...............

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#8 posted 08-13-2014 07:42 PM

Good design with the removable backers. Appliance boxes are a good source of cardboard, too.
Edit: I teach Hunter Education and three or four of these would be great for the live fire exercise. And easy to store. I’ll see how they could be make easy to store. Thanks for sharing and for the great photos. Good and safe shooting!

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#9 posted 08-15-2014 09:22 PM

Very nice, I’m sure y’all had a great time.

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#10 posted 08-16-2014 01:35 AM

You guys sure look happy.

-- ....And on the seventh day the Lord created the Les Paul...and it was good.

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