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This Parastand is meant to make it easier to measure lengths of paracord out. If you want more than 3 feet of paracord all you have to do is double back and so on and so forth. I hope you enjoy!
 
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Step 1: Parastand

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Materials: Screws, saw, wood boards (x2), roll of wire(x3) each of should be at least 15 1/2" long, blocks of wood(x2), 3 foot wooden post, 3 foot ruler, and nails
Board #1 (base): Horizontal: 17 1/2"        Vertical: 18 1/2"
Board #2 (top): Horizontal: 18"     Vertical: 10"

Step 2:

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Nail the ruler to 3 foot post

Step 3:

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Cut one board so that it forms 1/2 a circle. So it measures Horizontal: 18"
Vertical: 10"    from the center

Step 4:

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Drill holes into the top (measure using a spool of paracord). You are going to want to fit 3 spools on the top (so two in back and one in the front).

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Next take the blocks (any size) and screw them to the top and bottom (on the back side) of the 3 foot post on the back side. Then screw it to the base.

Step 6:

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Screw the top board to the post.

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Lastly, feed the wires through the holes and bend the tips at 90 degree angles. (Sorry these picture is really blurring).
Brady Bixler (author) 11 months ago

Thanks

Pure Carbon11 months ago

I love the simplicity of the design and the low cost.