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Project by yosoybyrd posted 11-10-2008 03:02 AM 8220 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 11-10-2008 04:41 AM

I’ll be looking for those pictures!

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

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#2 posted 11-10-2008 09:02 AM

Still wondering!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 11-10-2008 02:12 PM

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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#4 posted 11-11-2008 11:35 AM

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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#5 posted 11-12-2008 05:14 AM

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 11-20-2008 11:11 PM

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?

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