Build a Pull Up Bar: Construction

Build a Pull Up Bar: Construction

byBrandon Heavey|October 9, 2013Ok, the long awaited finale in the pull up bar series. Thus far, I’ve covered: materials, tools, anchoring and design – now it’s time to walk you through construction. You probably this guessed already but, the construction process is unique for...
Build a Pull Up Bar: Design

Build a Pull Up Bar: Design

byBrandon Heavey|March 5, 2013The design of the pull up bar is the most critical element.  You must account for structural concerns, usability and optimize for the space you have available.  It’d be nice to be able to provide a set of plans that will work for everyone, but unfortunately,...
Build a Pull Up Bar: Anchoring

Build a Pull Up Bar: Anchoring

byBrandon Heavey|January 22, 2013Continuing the homemade pull up bar series… if you missed the overview, materials, design or tools posts, be sure to check those out.   Ok, today we’re going to get into the nitty gritty – anchoring.  This is a very important topic, it’s...
Build a Pull Up Bar: Tools

Build a Pull Up Bar: Tools

byBrandon Heavey|January 7, 2013This is part 3 in the build your own pull up rig series.  You can find part 1 – the overview here and part two on materials here.   Tools of the Trade There are relatively few tools required to form your raw materials into a working pull up structure. ...
Build a Pull Up Bar: Materials

Build a Pull Up Bar: Materials

byBrandon Heavey|December 26, 2012In the initial post in this series I showed you the three pull up bars I’ve built previously.  Today I’d like to review the materials used to construct these bars.  As I eluded to in the first post, the materials list is surprisingly simple.  The two...