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GARAGE ART: What'd you build?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by neonloverrob, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. KENDEUCE
    Joined: Jan 14, 2010
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    How about some bar stools?
     

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  2. chaddilac
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    I really dig those bar stools!!!
     
  3. apound
    Joined: Jul 13, 2008
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    kind of a blurry picture but here is a light for my bar that I made from a 30s era truck headlight bucket and a drop light.
     

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  4. speedmetal
    Joined: Feb 2, 2006
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    from houston

    pretty neat stuff on here
     
  5. philly the greek
    Joined: Feb 15, 2009
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    from so . cal.

    Here's some on my shop walls.
     

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  6. grumpy1966
    Joined: Jan 4, 2004
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    My bus bar, I need a picture of it finished I guess

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  7. 61TBird
    Joined: Mar 16, 2008
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    That MiniBike absolutely RULES!!
     
  8. Okie Pete
    Joined: Oct 29, 2008
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    Heres a chair i helped my daughter build .She is in art class at a jr. college . She picked out the pieces out of our bone pile. I tacked the pieces together for her .
     

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  9. SpyGuy
    Joined: Nov 3, 2009
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    Thanks, T-Bird. It was a lot of fun making, and even more riding! I occcasionally take it out to practice meets, where we set up a little course in a parking lot, and the guys always get a kick out of seeing me take a few laps on it. The little thing is even smaller than a pocketbike (height at top of head tube is between 12"-13", wheelbase is 28", a standard pb is 22" and 36", respectively). Those are 4" goped wheels, btw.
     
  10. QuadQuad
    Joined: Feb 6, 2010
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    This is a cool thread!
    I needed a bench grinder stand, didn't like how easy it was to tip over the POS stands you see at the store SO....
    This is a grinder stand I build years ago out of stuff I had in the shop.
    -FE crank & lower timing gear
    -Some 3" nerf bar tubing from my off road truck days
    -Left over 2.5" exhaust pieces
    -Olds con rod
    -Mostly empty can of AC refridge oil
    -1/4" Alum plate blued and scribed to be used as carburetor spacers and trans pan spacers (geeze what we would think up to try and save a buck!)
    -FoMoCo bolts
    -14" slot mag wheel
    I removed the key from the crank, slit the tubing so it can flex, welded tubing to the timing gear to help it all stay centered. I can remove it if needed for easy relocation and it allows me to swivel/ lock the top down. Con rod was the perfect size for the AC can, but it won't fall out.
    Only thing I would do now is find an old 14" race tire and mount it to keep the vibration down and make it look even better
    Anyone have a 14" slick in Tejas? :D
     

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  11. Smokin' Joe
    Joined: Jul 4, 2006
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    Time to get out there and BUILD something! Great motivation, guys!
     
  12. 193257
    Joined: Dec 10, 2007
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    Here's a pic of a clock I made out of a real Halibrand champ quickchange. Dont worry the Q/C had a bearing support broken inside. Sold the other half to a buddy that did the same. Thats a 12" moon disc i made the face out of. I didn't do the stripping. I'm not that talented.

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    This is a pic of my wall of fame that I put my buddys cars on.

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  13. CruZer
    Joined: Jan 24, 2003
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    Here are my garage art attempts. best part about the whirewall clock? I don't have to BlecheWhite that tire anymore . :)
     

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  14. Some cool stuff here. BTTT
     
  15. Now that is cool, I'll tell ya what....
     
  16. Was going to be garage art, now living room art. I made it this past Saturday morning.

    50's style clock made form a piece of sheetmetal and FE pushrods.

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  17. R1FIGHTER
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    That's awesome!
     
  18. Thanks, my wife was apprehensive at the idea but once it was complete it was destined for the living room...
     
  19. Kan Kustom
    Joined: Jul 20, 2009
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    This is a fun thread!
     
  20. fjordrIver
    Joined: Nov 19, 2009
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    from California

    I think that icebox with beer would be great at the tailgate bar.
     
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  21. irace2win41
    Joined: Jan 19, 2009
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    What a great idea! I may have to copy this one.....:D
     
  22. Unfortunatly I dont have a camera at the moment so I'll just tell y'all what I built. first I built an owl lookin animal out of broken bumper brackets from a 04 chevy G-van. then I built a tree out of 2 junk jackstands, exhaust scraps from when I modified my jaguars exhaust, and some curly cue candle holders I found in a dumpster, then my last progect is my little man, built from an old leveler from my rv, sbc rocker arms make up his spine a square washer from a 70 chevy c-10 that I replaced the body mounts on, and messed up bolts from my shops scrap pile. wish I had some pictures.. one of these days I'll get a camera.
     
  23. shonky
    Joined: Aug 29, 2009
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    from Norfolk UK

    I stuck this in the tyre thread but i thought it suited this thread as well

    34.5 / 17.0 - 16 Drag rear Hoosier seat.
     

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  24. Firepig
    Joined: Apr 9, 2009
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    nice!!!
     
  25. hunter1111
    Joined: Jul 29, 2008
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    I built a couch out of a 57-58 cadi.
     

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  26. bct
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  27. thebronc4019
    Joined: Oct 25, 2005
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    from New Jersey

    I just finished this magneto martini shaker for my bar
     

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  28. Chopperrides
    Joined: Mar 20, 2010
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    Bread box?? Tip jar??? Mail box. I just thought it would be cool.
     
  29. awoo23
    Joined: Mar 30, 2010
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    wow, the desk is pretty cool haha
     
  30. awoo23
    Joined: Mar 30, 2010
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    pretty awesome :)
     

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