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Multi-purpose cutting stands
« on: 2014-09-20, 22:00:30 »
Some quick photos of a new style cutting stand I made. Had some materials on hand that have been sitting around, and decided I'd make myself a stand. Made a couple extra, because, well why not?

All 3 are the same. The "lower" part of the stand has a hole in it that can use: (1) a spiked peg for tatami / pool noodles, (2) a flat platform to place milk jugs, water bottles, evil cabbages, etc., or (3) an add-on piece to raise the height of the stand, which also has a hole in top and can use the spiked peg or platform as well.

Basic measurements:
  • 35" tall overall
  • main post: 27" base + 8" elevation add-on, 4x4 post (3 1/2" x 3 1/2")
  • roughly 10" long feet, 2x4 lumber (1 1/2" x 3 1/2")
  • 1" holes for spikes / platform

Assembly:
  • Two screws per leg.
  • Each leg butts against the other for stability.
  • Drill holes for pegs (3)
  • Cut little platform (6"x6" is what size I did)
  • Cut small peg that goes on the bottom of platform and screw together

Photos:


Overview. I turned the extension piece on the one in the middle so it's easy to see where it joins.


Close-up of the stands.


Overhead view of the peg and the rotated add-on piece.


The add-on piece showing the peg and hole for the peg.


The little platform and the bottom peg piece. This one is a little shorter, I made the other few slightly longer since I had enough leftover dowel rod.

Now for the fun part.... place spike / platform, put stuff on it, get swords, and cut things!! :D
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Re: Multi-purpose cutting stands
« Reply #1 on: 2014-09-21, 22:30:39 »
Awesome!
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Re: Multi-purpose cutting stands
« Reply #2 on: 2014-09-22, 20:01:37 »

Awesome! Those will be great.

The one I have, is really only meant for the foam targets. It uses a peg, on top of a steel pipe.
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Re: Multi-purpose cutting stands
« Reply #3 on: 2014-09-22, 22:27:07 »
I get whatever I can find in the yard. And try to do stuff with that.
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Re: Multi-purpose cutting stands
« Reply #4 on: 2014-09-23, 19:56:49 »
Nice job, Sir James - I like them/it.
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Re: Multi-purpose cutting stands
« Reply #5 on: 2014-09-23, 20:44:52 »
how much for the blackened thumb?