Bell stand

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Project by lrob posted 03-01-2015 03:33 PM 1168 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Found an old bell at an auction. Was going to hang it in the shop but too heavy. Decided to make a stand for it.
Use scrap 2×4’s for the construction. Bolted the bell to the top rail and turn a walnut cap for it. I also turned a mallet to go with it later. The bell weighs in at 47lbs. Don’t know what I am going to do with, but it was a fun weekend project.

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#1 posted 03-01-2015 03:56 PM

Good thinking well done.

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#2 posted 03-01-2015 04:01 PM

does it say Meneely on it?

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#3 posted 03-01-2015 06:39 PM

No markings on bell. All rusted, but only paid $10 for it.

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#4 posted 03-01-2015 08:27 PM

Looks Great!

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#5 posted 03-01-2015 10:20 PM

What a great idea, that was a good find and nice build.

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#6 posted 03-02-2015 08:59 PM

I need to do this!!! I’ve had an old large bell in my workshop for years now, meaning to make some kind of frame for it. Thanks for the idea!!


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