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Make this simple, effective, and low cost wood carrier. You only need two materials. The picture probably tells you everything you need - but I am p...
This instructable does not require much! MATERIALS 2 feet of PVC 12 feet of rope TOOLS Saw Drill Scissors Tape Measure OPTIONAL ITEMS S...
The PVC pipe I used is schedule 40 - I believe it was 1.25 inches diameter. The rope I used was some excess I had laying around the garage. CUTTING...
The rope is held inside each pipe by a single knot. You can do one of the knots before feeding the rope into the first pipe. If you get it out of or...
If the "trapeze" is not level, just adjust your knot placement(s). I did need to adjust mine once. No big deal.
To use the carrier, simply lay it flat with the ropes parallel and extended. Then stack some logs on it. In my example, I only have a few loaded. In ...
Notice how the pipe (held in hand up higher) is snaked through the ropes down below. Then, the lifting action causes a sliding choke chain movement. ...
So now as you lift the wood load, you only hold one of the two pipes. The other one is used to cinch the bundle tight.
When initially designing, I repeatedly overestimated needed pipe lengths. Fortunately, I could just cut them shorter and no harm done! Might consider...
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Posted:May 3, 2012
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