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Wheelbarrow Planer Stand Wheeling WV

A mobile planer stand isn't new, but you can make some modifications to make a special one. The following article has more detailed information to help you make your own one.

Lou W Nau, Inc
(304) 242-6311
69 Edgington Lane
Wheeling, WV
 
Nau Do it Best Hardware
(304) 242-7444
1066 E Bethlehem Blvd
Wheeling, WV
 
Al Lorenzi Building Products
(740) 635-9000
54382 National Road
Bridgeport, OH
 
Mcnear True Value Hardware
(740) 676-9579
4113 Central Ave
Shadyside, OH
 
Ked's Ace Hardware
(304) 845-1400
134 Lafayette Ave
Moundsville, WV
 
Ace Hardware
(304) 230-0000
1239 Warwood Ave
Wheeling, WV
 
Lowe's
(304) 238-2000
2801 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV
Hours
M-SA 7 am - 9 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Ferry Hardware
(740) 633-3053
6 S Zane Highway
Martins Ferry, OH
 
Mt. Pleasant Building Products
(740) 769-2606
St.rt. 150
Mount Pleasant, OH
 
Lowe's
(740) 699-3000
50421 Valley Plaza Drive
Saint Clairsville, OH
Hours
M-SA 7 am - 9 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Wheelbarrow Planer Stand

Wheelbarrow Planer Stand


 



A mobile planer stand isn't new, but the modifications I added to mine just might be. When I lift the handles, the legs lift off the floor for easy moving, just like a wheelbarrow. When I set it down, all the feet sit firmly on the ground and the handles fold down and out of the way. The whole stand with hardware cost me about $35. The nonswiveling 3-in. wheels are attached to support boards that extend 6 in. beyond the front legs. I installed the supports so the wheels are about 1/8 in. off the floor when the stand is resting on all four legs. The handles, which taper to 1-1/2 in. at the grip end, are joined to each other with a stretcher and attached to the rear apron with 3-in. T hinges. I attached the strap leaf to the underside of the handle first and attached the other leaf to the rear apron. I installed the hinges this way because the screws hold better in the handles' face grain than in their end grain. The 20-in. x 20-in. top is 2x4s glued together. The rest of the stand is simply glued and screwed together. To prevent the planer from sliding, I bolted it to the stand.

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