|Project by GCIMark||posted 04-24-2015 03:14 PM||1354 views||0 times favorited||7 comments|
This is my red neck steady rest. I bought a pair of used roller blades from a second hand store for $5. I removed the running gear from the shoes and cut the aluminum rails into pieces long enough to attach the wheels to the oak frame. I machined the oak down to a thickness that placed the aluminum rails the exact same distance apart as they were when attached to the shoe. By doing so I was able to use all the hardware that came from the roller blade. I used the axles and all the bolts and spacers that held the running gear together to start with. Works like a champ.
-- Mark, North Carolina