Making A Pull Up Bar
Thread one of the flanges onto the opposite.
Making a pull up bar. The purpose of this hole is to allow you to put a bolt through the post and pull up bar to secure the bar preventing it from spinning or moving sideways. Here s how you set up this diy pull up bar. Roll your post over and mark out where you plan to drill a bolt hole. Use the measuring tape to make sure your pull up bar will be level.
Construction start with an 18 inch piece of the galvanized steel pipe. Well with a tip from my twin brother todd i used some floor flanges with female threads and a one inch pipe with male threads. Space the holes 4 ft 1 2 m apart or the length of the steel. Drill hole for bolt to secure pull up bar.
Use the inch drill bit to drill all four holes. Measure out the length you will need to be able to do pull ups without smacking your face into the ceiling. Glue and screw flanges to pipe one of the harder parts of this project is figuring out how to easily connect the bar to the posts. Get pressure treated wood posts and a steel pipe.
The top and bottom holes should be at the exact same height on both sides. Next you need to drill a bolt hole in the post. Installing an outdoor bar 1. Making a diy pull up bar in 5 simple steps step 1.
Get a friend to help you if you can. Grab two beach or bath towels and fold them over the top of a sturdy door so about six inches hang on the outside of the door and so they re about shoulder width apart. If not just make sure you are stable. I got it up there by myself no problem.
Using the 48 inch piece of galvanized steel pipe and working with one set of the piece finished in the step above. Fold the end of the towel in half sideways that s on the outside of the door and loop a hair tie or rubber band around it. To make the stands that will support the pull up bar get a pair of. Dig a pair of 3 ft 0 91 m deep holes in your yard.
Thread the pipe into one end of the galvanized 90 degree elbow.