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Forum: Fabrication 01-07-2020, 08:40 PM
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Posted By CactusBob
Thanks, the daughter likes it too! Were talking...

Thanks, the daughter likes it too!
Were talking about a shelf of some sort for things like glasses, books, etc.

Bob
Forum: Fabrication 01-07-2020, 08:34 PM
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Posted By CactusBob
Whole heartedly agree! Bob

Whole heartedly agree!

Bob
Forum: Fabrication 01-05-2020, 09:46 PM
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Posted By CactusBob
Finally finished

Its taken awhile and life got in the way a few times but its finally done!
The rope brackets are 1/2 x 1 in bar stock I forged around the 1 3/4 tube and the rope
Is 1/2 cotton rope with 1500 lb...
Forum: Fabrication 05-07-2019, 10:56 PM
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Posted By CactusBob
To try to keep up with the progress here is where...

To try to keep up with the progress here is where I am right now, I need to finish the X brace for the top and the cross members for the ends. Then I just need to find a way to hang the ropes

Bob
Forum: Fabrication 04-27-2019, 01:09 PM
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Posted By CactusBob
I try to make sure when I ask for help I let...

I try to make sure when I ask for help I let folks know that its appreciated by showing the work.
I have six of the braces complete but had to stop since she showed up from college for a few days to...
Forum: Fabrication 04-11-2019, 10:50 PM
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Posted By CactusBob
So, here is the first corner, this will be a slip...

So, here is the first corner, this will be a slip fitting, 7 more to go! :D
Forum: Fabrication 03-13-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By CactusBob
Having an edge might be an issue if she gets to...

Having an edge might be an issue if she gets to close, I dont want to leave that sticking out. Hopefully tonight or tomorrow I'll figure out what I want to make this with and then saturday hit the...
Forum: Fabrication 03-12-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,790
Posted By CactusBob
LOL, yea it was pretty easy to see the humor in...

LOL, yea it was pretty easy to see the humor in that! If you take things to serious this world would be a pretty bleak place


We dont have a TripleS but we do have an Industrial Metal Supply...
Forum: Fabrication 03-11-2019, 01:10 PM
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Posted By CactusBob
Yea I was thinking of using the duck tap or as we...

Yea I was thinking of using the duck tap or as we use in Az a bunch of bailing wire but, this is for my daughter and her dog, and well they are both too cute to have it fall so I think something a...
Forum: Fabrication 03-10-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By CactusBob
I was thinking of using slip fittings with square...

I was thinking of using slip fittings with square tube, at the corners I could use solid bar and the forge them to 45 deg angles for the inserts. If I use rectangle stock I may make plates to bolt at...
Forum: Fabrication 03-08-2019, 12:22 PM
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Views: 4,790
Posted By CactusBob
I never planned to weld the entire thing...

I never planned to weld the entire thing together. The plan from the start was to make it as safe as possible while being portable and transportable

Bob
Forum: Fabrication 03-08-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By CactusBob
I will check at my local metal yard but you may...

I will check at my local metal yard but you may have saved me a bundle
Thanks
Bob
Forum: Fabrication 03-07-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By CactusBob
What size rectangle tube do you think would work?...

What size rectangle tube do you think would work?



I have done more woodworking than metal but the metal is definately easier to transport



I'm not sure I understand what a bolt flange...
Forum: Fabrication 03-06-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,790
Posted By CactusBob
What to make this out of?

I am trying to make a hanging bed for my daughter, Originally I was going to use 2X6's but I wanted it to be easily transportable and long lasting. The more wood gets taken apart and put back...
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