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Project by yosoybyrd posted 2081 days ago 7531 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Im pretty sure this a first for lumberjocks. In addition to my hobby of woodworking i also enjoy rock climbing. So instead of buying a hangboard for $80 I made one out of some old scrap pine. Ill put up a photo of it in use because its kinda hard to describe it.

-- William Byrd- WAR EAGLE!





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lew

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#1 posted 2081 days ago

I’ll be looking for those pictures!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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woodworm

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#2 posted 2081 days ago

Still wondering!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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mzmac

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#3 posted 2081 days ago

Nice it looks good. I too am a rock climber. Have you used it? I made a few hand holds before for my home-made rock wall. Have you seen the 2X6 horizontal crack that people make?

http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-Yourself-a-Woody-Build-a-Home-Climbing-Wall/

Like this link but overhead. The sky is the limit on this topic.

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Lenny

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#4 posted 2080 days ago

Nice job! I like your ingenuity and practicality in building something instead of spending money on a store bought one. That being said, a “hangingboard”? The term alone makes me appreciate having both feet on the ground. Best wishes in your college endeavors and aspirations to become a project manager young man. It’s great to see young people enjoying this wonderful hobby of ours.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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ShannonRogers

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#5 posted 2079 days ago

No way! I would have never thought to make my own hang board. Great idea. I haven’t been climbing since I moved east from Colorado, this makes me want to get back out. Maybe I’ll make my own and see if I still have the form. LOL

-- The Hand Tool School is Open for Business! Check out my blog and podcast "The Renaissance Woodworker" at www.renaissancewoodworker.com

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#6 posted 2070 days ago

Great, My daughter and soon to be are climbers they have gone all over the world in pursuit of this passion and just returned from the Amazon. I would love to make one for them as a surprise could you do a Blog one the use and building of it? If not send me the dimensions?

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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