What I did today

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What I did today

Postby cludence » Mon May 14, 2007 8:42 pm

I had a friend come over today and we had a ball making a bike workstand and bike chair out of old scrap parts I had here. Every piece is recycled from old bikes. We even managed a spot for a drink holder. These are the only the first ones we made, the next bike stand will be adjustable in height and no doubt will improve with some fine tuning. The chair, is actually comfy, despite looking otherwise and keeps your back straight so you dont strain it. And the stand, doesn't fall over with the weight.

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Postby heavymetal » Mon May 14, 2007 8:50 pm

I love it. It's recycling at it's best.

Did you make them from plans or just improvised as you put it all together?

I'd order some bicycle furniture, but the minister for household engineering says that there are too many bike parts in the house already. :shock:

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Postby cludence » Mon May 14, 2007 9:28 pm

I'd seen a picture of them on the net. We improvised as we went as it was a case of finding parts to fit without having to weld anything.

Karen.

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Postby LuckyPierre » Tue May 15, 2007 8:11 am

That is very cool, Karen!

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Postby MichaelB » Tue May 15, 2007 10:05 am

Absolutely brilliant.

I love the seat, including the little rack for the tools etc. How much for one on mail order ?

As for the workstand, i love it, but the colour coordination needs a bit of work !!! :P

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Postby Mulger bill » Tue May 15, 2007 11:33 am

Fabulous work Karen, that stool is amazing. :D

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Postby cludence » Tue May 15, 2007 12:32 pm

Yes the seat is great, I didnt think it would be comfortable but it is. My friend did the hard work so I cant take credit there. I showed him a picture that wasnt very clear and he worked it out from there.

MichaelB, I am sure I could make one in the correct colour for you, perhaps a nice bright Hot pink Huffy frame?


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Postby MichaelB » Tue May 15, 2007 1:07 pm

cludence wrote: MichaelB, I am sure I could make one in the correct colour for you, perhaps a nice bright Hot pink Huffy frame?


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Thanks, but I think that the pink ones are reserved for Tuco

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Postby ApolloMTB » Tue May 15, 2007 1:08 pm

im sure we can find a nice pink frame
Karen is the back off the obsision pink? lol :D

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Postby cludence » Tue May 15, 2007 1:19 pm

Yes it is pink Apollo, just not bright enough. I was thinking more the pink that glows in the dark with bright green forks on the base.

Karen.

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Postby DrEvil123 » Tue May 15, 2007 9:29 pm

Awesome stuff :D
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