Introduction: Parallettes

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Make a set of parallettes for gymnastics and strength training.

Step 1: Make Plywood

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I had a lot of 1/8" face board and decided to turn it into plywood of varying thickness. First, cut the sheets down to desired sizes.

Step 2: Glue

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Glue and clamp the sheets together.

Step 3: Trim

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Trim all the pieces to uniform blocks.

Step 4: Posts

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Attach the posts to the bases.

Step 5: Drill

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Drill holes to accommodate the bars. Insert the dowels and secure with a screw.

Step 6: Feet

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Glue imitation leather to the bottoms of the feet to prevent slipping. Trim the edges.

Step 7: Finish

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Add a finish to the wood.


Jakes workshop (author)2017-04-03

nice tutorial, can you make a handstand one it?

AndreasO1 (author)2017-04-03

pushup helper, or Dip helper

Nice idea

mrsmerwin (author)2017-04-02

How do you use them? Maybe one more picture would help.

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