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Patio Unbrella Stand

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Project by GaryCN posted 07-24-2018 06:49 PM 450 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Needed an Umbrella stand, moveable was on the list. Cut the round base with a router circle jig. I had to raise the umbrella about 8” as most are made for a table. the Wild Turkey Bourbon barrel is about 35” high 21” round. I used 1” black pipe, a flange at the base and 8” section with coupling to raise the mast and added 12” pipe for stability. The top hole is 1 3/4” and the bottom 2 1/2” with a 1/4 in recess to allow flush mounting to the bottom of the barrel. Four 3” swivel casters with a brake from Home Depot.

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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 07-24-2018 08:56 PM

Nice work on this umbrella stand. The barrel worked quite nicely.

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pottz

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#2 posted 07-24-2018 09:52 PM

nice use of a barrel,there is just so many things you can make with used barrels.ive got one i need to post that i made into a coffee table with a top that lifts up so you can eat at the couch.looks like you put some heavy duty casters on that one,should last a lifetime.nice job.

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#3 posted 07-24-2018 10:42 PM

What a great idea! I’m going to have to copy that.

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#4 posted 07-25-2018 01:07 AM

Very cool idea!!!

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