How to Make a Log Bicycle Stand

Repurpose those fallen trees into a rack for your bicycles using basic carpentry skills.

Steps

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    Find a fallen tree and cut it to an appropriate size.
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    Measure the width of your bicycle wheels. Transfer those measurements to the log.
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    Saw two vertical lines on the marks you made.
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    Chisel horizontal lines parallel to each other.
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    Hammer the chisel deep into the log.
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    Remove the chunk of wood from the log.
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    Smooth the log by chiseling away the excess wood and using sandpaper.
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    Park your bike, you now have a bicycle stand made from wood.

Warnings

  • This type of stand may damage or bend the wheel if the bicycle happens to fall over.

Things You'll Need

  • Log
  • Hammer
  • Chisel
  • Saw

Article Info

Categories: Bicycles