i remember you mentioning these before, so i made a set from a couple of m6 connector bolts - cut a slit with angle grinder / bandsaw and a m6...
and pass the trimmings on to a wood turner.
apparently, its sought after for pen blanks, and stuff.
i used to have a coronet table saw/planer/rebater/tenoner/mortiser. (no lathe)
got rid of it because I had bigger, individual machines, and it...
Its only a four inch overhang, and carrying 5-10kgs?
not very much - and you get used to it.
replace "basket" with "box"
oh - 13mm ply is *way* overkill.
4mm would be enough.
or sew something like this?
one tree per pocket, hung either...
id be tempted to split your box in two, and attach them either side, and lower down if you were doung any real distance.
having said that, when i...
13mm ply can be glued + pinned.
you wont need a timber frame as well.
use gorilla foam glue (or the far cheaper, and just as good PU glue from...
the way to think of a person is a "point load" centred just below the belly button.
the load fulcra are the axles.
you need to keep any extra load...
that's not me.
a lot *does* depend on exactly whats being carried, though.
i'm thinking camera equipment - hence the need for a solid...
the centre of gravity needs to be in front of the rear axle, and as low down as possible.
cycle up a steep hill without the above and you'll be...
you could make the box able to move backwards on the rack so you can adjust the position.
i would think not.
nylok are single use (or supposed to be :rolleyes:)
so at odds with a wing nut.
spring lock washer?
a thought occurs.
you're not going to catch the back of your leg on the box, are you?
because that could get old, very quickly
the box base is only extended 4" / 100mm on each side of the rack.
even a 12mm plywood base would be self supporting over that distance?
? plywood has been used for back boxes on motorbikes for decades - my dad had one in the 80s which he'd had since the 50s.
a thin rubber pad would...
router table with a straight cutting bit:
plane down the edge.
phone / tablet holder
glad i didnt order it, now.
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