Introduction: How to Make a Dumbell

Picture of How to Make a Dumbell

Here are some instructions on how to make a lightweight dumbbell.

Materials you will need:
Miter saw
PVC pipe 
Styrofoam
Water based silver paint
Acrylic black paint
Exacto knife

Step 1: Cutting the PVC Pipe

Picture of Cutting the PVC Pipe

Measure and mark your PVC pipe to 11 inches. Cut the pipe with the Miter Saw. 

Step 2: Painting the Pipe

Picture of Painting the Pipe

Use the silver paint to paint the entire pipe. Set the pipe out to dry.

Step 3: Making the Circles

Picture of Making the Circles

Take three different sized circular objects. Trace 2 circles for each object onto the styrofoam. Cut out all the circles with the exact knife. Cut a circle from the center of every circle by tracing the pipe onto the center.

Step 4: Preparing the Circles

Picture of Preparing the Circles

Paint every circle black and set all the circles out to dry in front of a fan. Once they are dry, slide them on the pipe. Three circles on each side going from largest to smallest.

Step 5: The Final Product

Picture of The Final Product

Have fun with this light dumbbell!

Comments

About This Instructable

2,971views

3favorites

License:

Add instructable to: