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Project by rmoore posted 945 days ago 1646 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a rack to put dumbells on I made for my daughter and her husband. The wood is Oak and came from a pallet I got at work. I sanded it with a belt sander so it’s not as smooth as if I planed it. It will go under their bed so I guess that will be okay. I recessed plastic slider feet on the bottom to help it slide on carpet. In the last picture you can get an idea how rough the wood was to start with. I did sand the bottom some so it wouldn’t be too rough.
Edited 8/26/12; I just realized something after someone asked a question about this. I originally called it a barbell rack, but it’s a dumbell rack. Duh!

-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 945 days ago

A very unique project the first barbell stand I’ve seen.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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waggs

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#2 posted 944 days ago

I was wondering what kind of table saw that is in the picture? I think i’m using the same one, and having a lot of trouble with it! Is it a delta?

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rmoore

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#3 posted 944 days ago

waggs, Nope, it is a 1976 Craftsman with a Delta T2 fence added to it. It meets all my needs for now.

-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn

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#4 posted 944 days ago

Was that fence a pain to install ?

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rmoore

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#5 posted 944 days ago

No. It didn’t just bolt right on but it was worth it. I had to drill a few holes in the table.

-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn

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#6 posted 944 days ago

I second a1Jim’s comment. Very cool. Absolutely unique.

Glad SOMEBODY out there is staying in shape ;-)

-- -- Neil

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whitewulf

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#7 posted 725 days ago

RM,

???? Maybe for dumbbells(5# or10#) crosswise, or 100# barbells, What keeps them from rolling off?

-- "ButI'mMuchBetterNow"

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rmoore

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#8 posted 725 days ago

whitewulf, I made it narrow enough so the weights straddle it. I’ll try to get a picture on here soon.

-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn

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#9 posted 725 days ago

Got it, Thanks

-- "ButI'mMuchBetterNow"

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