Ingredients

You will need:

  • "Pony" 3/4" pipe clamp (check your local hardware store)
  • 3/4" schedule 40 pipe: 1 x 8" threaded both ends
  • 1" schedule 40 pipe: 1 x 10" threaded on one end, 1 x 3' no threads
  • 1 1/4" schedule 40 pipe: 1 x 4" no threads, 1 x 3' threaded on one end
  • 3/4" to 1" coupler
  • 1 1/4" steel coupler
  • 2" square steel stock: 1 x 2'
  • 1 1/4" angle steel stock: 2 x 3"
  • 2" flat steel or square stock: 2 x 3", 2 x 2'
  • 3 x 3/8" eyebolts
  • 3 x 3/8" hex nuts
  • Thick closed-cell foam (neoprene)

All of which is available at your local hardware store or, better yet, welding supply shop

You will also need:

  • Welder (oxyacetalene, MIG, stick, TIG, 2 car batteries, etc)
  • Drill press
  • Hacksaw, bandsaw, to cut stock to desired lengths
  • Bench-mounted vice
  • File and/or grinder

 

This guide was first published on Apr 21, 2013. It was last updated on Apr 21, 2013.

This page (Parts list) was last updated on Sep 29, 2021.

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