It consists of 4 main sections:
1. A main support section that bolts to the Workmate.
2. A support leg
3. An axle assembly that takes the front forks
4. A bottom bracket support.
- 900mm length of 50 x 30mm RHS aluminium.
- 600mm length of 20 or 25mm aluminium tube and a rubber foot to fit.
- Two scraps of 25 x 3 (1 x 1/8”) flat bar aluminium about 100mm long
- A 50mm length of 10 or 12mm aluminium tube for spacers.
- 1 x quick-release skewer. This is available from any bike shop for a couple of bucks.
- 150 length of 13mm diameter acetal (Delrin) rod. Nylon or aluminium will do or hardwood at a pinch.
- M10 x 60mm bolt, flat washers and wing nut to fit. I used plastic knobs instead of wing nuts.
- M8 x 40mm socket cap screw, flat washers and wing nut to fit.
- Miscellaneous screws and material scraps
- Basic hand tools
- Ultrabond or Durafix fluxless welding/brazing rods. Not essential as other methods can be substituted.
Step 1: Cut and drill the RHS
Drill a clearance hole for the M10 bolt about 170mm from one end of the longer length of RHS. Distance isn’t critical.