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Old 08-12-2019, 03:18 AM   #1
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Can my Custom Stand Hold A 75?

Constructed a stand at home since the only available to me seem to be online and priced pretty steeply.

I do fully understand this will need to support ~800+ lbs. With that being said iím wondering if what iíve got will be alright once filled, or if iíll need to add on extra.

Wood is all 2x4 fastened with 2 1/2Ē screws and iíve applied carpenterís wood glue to the top and bottom of each upright post
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Looks good to me. I'd add a piece of 1/2 plywood to the back for rack strength/support. Also handy for mounting stuff and things. Otherwise.. nice job! I'd dance on it.
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I agree with Brookster.
Your framework is sufficient but you should wrap it (back panel) to prevent wracking from side to side and panel the ends to prevent front to back wracking.
It doesn't have to be 1/2" thick. A 1/4" or even less would be fine.
Gussets at the corners would stabilize it too, but wrapping it would be best.
Better over built than under.
Great framing work.
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