Bike Repair and Wash Stand

Introduction: Bike Repair and Wash Stand

Go to your local hardware store and pick up: 3x 8 foot 2x4's, 1x small piece of ply wood, 2x base layer spray paint (I used black), whatever colors you want for designs, nails, saw, drill, tape measure.

Step 1: Step 1:

Cut the first 2x4 at 7.5 feet ( you can cut it down later if it is too tall. Then measure from the bottom, .8 inches and cut it at the angle. This will give it a flush finish when on the ground.

Step 2: Step 2:

Use another 2x4 and cut it at 6ft. When you have it at 6ft, cut that in half to make 2 equal 3 foot pieces. These will be the leg supports.

Step 3: Step 3:

At the end of the 3 foot pieces, cut it at a 45 degree angle. Place these on another piece which will give you a measurement for the middle support. Cut the middle support at 45 degrees on both sides and screw them into the 7 foot piece, while bringing them about 6 inches off the ground. When this is done, measure a support piece that will keep the screws from bending in the wood.

Step 4: Step 4:

Cut your ply wood to what will fit the length of your seat tube on your bike, and screw them in place. This gives you the weird giraffe shape.

Step 5: Step 5

Use the base spray paint and give the entire structure a thin coat, then repeat this until everything is even. Quick short bursts is what works the best. You can do whatever design you want, but I choose to tape off different parts and spray paint the different shapes. This gives it a fun and very unique look.

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