Bill of Materials:
2 - T-Straps, Simpson Strong-Tie
product # 128T (12 x 8)
Caution: The metal straps used for the base are designed as seismic restraints in building construction. They may have sharp edges. These edges can be removed with a file.
Drill holes as follows:
The type of fastener chosen determines the size of the hole that needs to be drilled.
Insert a fastener in each of the holes dilled and attach a ¾ PVC pipe plug to the middle of the straight strap and each of the two tees.
Lay the straight strap on a flat surface. Align tees on the ends of the straight strap and adjust the overlap to yield a distance of 20between the attached pipe plugs.
Mark the overlap and tape tees to the ends of the straight strap. While taping, double-sided, carpet layers tape may be used to hold the parts in place.Note: These parts can be permanently attached with pop-rivets or bolts and nuts.
Cut the ¾ PVC Pipe into 3 lengths and place a coupler and cap on either end of the pipe. When using the stand, gently slip the coupler end of each pole over the plugs attached to the stand.