I commute to work everyday by bicycle and I'm not crazy about arriving to the office with a soaked back. Plus I have to hang the shirt to dry which may or may not musk the room and my coworker who shares the space with me has to spray fabreeze all over my breathing space (chemicals, ewwww). So I decided to create a bike rack to remove the weight off my shoulders and solve all these life problems. Good.
So what do we make the rack out of? Something that looks strong and that is cheaply available. We all know that if you visit a thrift store you'll find a pile of crutches. This crutch I found in a dumpster, hopefully whoever had it before has healed and is living a wonderful life.
What materials did I use? Surprising very little
- a crutch
- some plastic pegs (screws would be better)
- a band saw
- metal cutting saw
- drill press
- scrap wood for the platform
- a few zip ties