Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: DIY 4ft Simple Metal Stand

  1. #1
    DIYFK member Departure's Avatar


    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    11
    Post Thanks / Like

    DIY 4ft Simple Metal Stand

    Here is one of my latest stands, The idea of this one was to be simple and easy to make but still look half presentable. I used 50mmx50mm square galvanized tube with a wall thickness of 2mm, after fabricating it I took it down the paint shop to get powder coated, then it was a trip to hardware shop to get some hard wood, I used very small L shaped brackets inside to keep the panels flush with the frame, the side panels are screwed in to the L brackets, the front panel is a snug fit but I was going to originally put magnets on the inside of the wood so it would stick to the L brackets, but its not needed at this stage so L brackets act as stopper for the front panel. I still have to put a handle on the front for it to be completed. I just wanted to show that it doesn't require much effort to make a metal stand and make it look some what presentable, The fabricating took about 2 hours, the powder coating was done the next day after I dropped it off, The cutting out of the wood and screwing in the brackets took about an hour.

    2z4k4t0.jpg

    20uzln6.jpg

  2. #2
    DIYFK member FLDave's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Location
    Punta Gorda, FL
    Posts
    519
    Post Thanks / Like
    Beautiful............well done.....Click here to enlarge

  3. #3
    DIYFK member Goldfish's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jun 2018
    Location
    NY
    Posts
    14
    Post Thanks / Like
    Very nice! Did you do the welding?

  4. #4
    DIYFK member B_Type13X2's Avatar


    Join Date
    May 2018
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    12
    Post Thanks / Like
    Should mention that when you are welding with Galvanized materials do so outside, and preferably with a half mask that has gas filters on it. The fumes coming off galvanized materials can seriously mess you up for a few days. Do not do this in an area without airflow/ good ventilation.
    WoodFill and paint will make you the handyman you Ain't.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •