Making A Pull Up Bar
Making a diy pull up bar in 5 simple steps step 1.
Making a pull up bar. Measure out the length you will need to be able to do pull ups without smacking your face into the ceiling. If not just make sure you are stable. You should now have two holes on either side of your door frame. Or you can do pull ups to where your head is going into the attic every rep.
I got it up there by myself no problem. 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. Space the holes 4 ft 1 2 m apart or the length of the steel. Here s how you set up this diy pull up bar.
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. Next you need to drill a bolt hole in the post. To make the stands that will support the pull up bar get a pair of. The top and bottom holes should be at the exact same height on both sides.
Construction start with an 18 inch piece of the galvanized steel pipe. Thread one of the flanges onto the opposite. 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. Use the inch drill bit to drill all four holes.
Using the 48 inch piece of galvanized steel pipe and working with one set of the piece finished in the step above. Installing an outdoor bar 1. 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. Get pressure treated wood posts and a steel pipe.
Drill horizontal holes. Get a friend to help you if you can. Thread the pipe into one end of the galvanized 90 degree elbow. Drill hole for bolt to secure pull up bar.
Roll your post over and mark out where you plan to drill a bolt hole.