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Miniature Football Goal Post from PVC

This is a small football goalpost, designed for small children and good for Superbowl parties (or let them play football without getting onto the actual field - this might be good for little children at an older sibling's practice). This is a freestanding unit and can be used inside or outside. Paint it your team's colors and let your kid kick/throw balls through the uprights and make it a part of the ctual game watching.


Parts:

I used 1/2" Schedule 40 PVC, but you can use larger diameters if you need more stability. You can also adjust the dimensions if you want it a little larger. Get the joints that slip together, not the ones with screw threads.

5 - T joints
1 - cross joint
3 - 90° elbow joints
9 - end caps

Quantity - Pipe Lengths:
1 - 2"
3 - 3"
2 - 8"
2 -11"
2 - 13"
5 - 14"
2 - 18"


Tools:
PVC Cutter (or a traditional saw)
PVC primer / glue (if you don't want it to come apart)
Krylon fusion paint (if you want it colored)

Directions:

Put the pieces together into the goal (see the exploded diagram). If you want it to be very stable and not come apart, use PVC primer/solvent welding on the pieces (check the dry fit first).

If desired, paint with a plastic-bonding paint such as Krylon Fusion line of paints, or decorate it with stickers/streamers, etc.
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