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Ever had the desire to be really tall? or be able to dunk a basketball? or to see what the world looks like if you were tall? Well for all you short p...
1. Wood 2. Drill 3. Screws 4. Two old belts 5. No Fear of Heights That's all..............what are you waiting for keep goin!
First thing your gonna need to do is find two 2x4s the same length for the legs. I made mine 2' 2". The higher you go the bigger base your going to ne...
Now find some good plywood and cut it into a rectangle. Mine is 11" by about 6" but if your making your stilts any taller than 2' you'll need bigger b...
Now cut out four triangles, all the same size, out of a square board. These will be used later on for support.
Now cut out two pieces for your foot to stand on. To get the length, make it as long as your foot is and cut two the same size.
Screw the base plate onto the leg. Make sure the leg is in the center of the base plate and not shifted to one side. Do this to both stilts.
Now take the triangle supports and screw them onto the sides of the leg to give it extra support.
Now center the foot plates on the stilts and screw them in.
Now cut the old belts. Cut them both the same. For the first cut slide down the belt about 3 inches from the buckle and cut. For the second cut slide ...
Attach the belts. Screw the buckle side on one half of the stilts, and on the other half screw the attaching end. Do this to both stilts. Next attach ...
Cut out six 8" x 2.5" boards and screw them onto the front, back. and sides of both stilts. Then cut out six blocks to make the support boards the sam...
Your done now, enjoy your stilts and try not to get hurt.
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Posted:May 7, 2012
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