a new roof rack for the truck

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Project by Jeremy M. Reid posted 2356 days ago 2080 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a new roof rack I made recently for my pickup truck….
all just painted pressure treated and left overs..
the top is from some leftover kitchen shelves, a freind that ordered a few extra(thank you Barbra).....
hope you like it

-- Jeremy M. Reid Woodworking

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#1 posted 2356 days ago

i think that is so cool.

-- tn hillbilly.." tryin to do the best i can with what i got "

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#2 posted 2356 days ago

Nice functional item. How do you secure it to the truck? Just curious.

-- Robb

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Jeremy M. Reid

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#3 posted 2356 days ago

rob half a dozen self tapping screws…
each one has a shear strenth of about 600lbs so I did three down each side and it seems to be aok so far….
I usualy only carry ladders on there and I sleep up there when I go truck camping…..

-- Jeremy M. Reid Woodworking

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#4 posted 2356 days ago

Good one Jeremy. I really like your bumper sticker too.

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#5 posted 2356 days ago

Very cool. I wouldn’t have thought of it. I lke the racks on the top.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#6 posted 2356 days ago

Be careful, I have some of those shelves, and they will rust!

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#7 posted 2356 days ago

Very nice. I like those racks as well. Plus using them as a bed platform is great. They will work well if you get kicked out of the house (of course I wouldn’t want to try that this time of year wait until the weather is warmer).

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#8 posted 2355 days ago

Very serious piece of equipment Jeremy. Great job.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Jeremy M. Reid

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#9 posted 2354 days ago

thanks for the tip.. these are from sevileclasics and they are stainless steel(a bit more expensive but worth the cost) they seem to be holding up aok

-- Jeremy M. Reid Woodworking

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#10 posted 2346 days ago

Nice job Jeremy, I made some similar racks for my truck when my cap comes off for the summer. I have a pic posted in my projects.

-- HikE, Nova Scotian blue noser

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