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box stand plans

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hey does anyone have a good plan for building box stands?

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I can try and get some pictures and plans for the 5 x 5 we put up this weekend. It was my nephews friends who built it for him.

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that would be awesome! seeing a proven plan would be helpful, thanks.

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Now here is the problem....I don't have the plans..just helped put it together and I don't know how to put you in contact with the planners, etc. I could give you their email, but I don't know if I would get my fingers slapped by the forum.

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I built one last year out of pallet racking. The uprights are 16' tall and 42"wide, the cross beams are 8' long. So the stand is 8' x 42", then I just put some plywood on for a floor, roof and to enclose around me. It is pretty slick.

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thanks for the info guys- i'll buy some lumber and work a little trial and error.

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Fleet farm advertised a metal base frame to which a person could attach 4x4's for height and was set up for a 2x4 in each corner then attach you plywood and tadaah instant box stand. 199.00 for the steel frame. Just an idea, looked pretty simple to assemble.

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