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building a shop/shed out off trampoline frams for cheap  RSS feed

 
marty reed
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every one has seen them the big trampolines that people buy for their kids and thay hardly get used. i have picked up a few for free or little to no money if you take half of the circle part and stand it on end it is a half round like the metal buildng i have seen before so i welded the half rounds up i had 2 trampline frames that where the same size and i got me some 20' 2x4s and drilled holes four holes in the 2x4 equily apart the sizes of hole you drill wll be determend by the size of the fram or frams you have. after i drilled the holes in the 2x4s i riped them down the middle that way i could scure them around the pipes i had i built the hole fram by my self but i did it up side down and had a few friends come over and help me turn it right side up. now just fram in the ends put metal on it and run power to it. mine ended up being 16 wide and 20 foot long and cost me more time than money but i have a nice little shop that did not break the bank to build and 2 or 3 guys could do this in a day no problem with all the 2x4s ready to go

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brett watson
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I would LOVE to see some pics of this. This sounds great.
 
Lolly Knowles
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I was on a road trip with a friend today and told her of this idea. It sounds like a good way to start a structure of most any sort.
 
marty reed
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Lolly K yea we have built alot of thing out of them but i try not to put the ones with alot welding involved in it you can make a green house really easy with one trapoline fram and some pipe and smaller arch building for chickens, goats, rabbit hutchs, small trailers to move animals, i just like arch desine. walls, roof, simple to build and cheap when i build this next one it will have solar lighting that will be cool. im all so working on a new one that will have a retractable roof that will be cool how green is that natural light in a shop. now if i could just get a big enoff solar panel to run my welder

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