My son Jacob is an exercise kind of guy. He wants to do set-ups at an angle. Below is a picture of his cobbled up set-up using a chair:
Here is Google Sketchup of what he wanted me to build:
Here is photo of using Liquid Nail to laminate the 2 vertical uprights. The lamination was 3/4" board, 1/4" plywood, and 3/4" board.
Here is 2 vertical uprights and base being glued up:
As I always tell my wife, a woodworker can never own too many clamps!
The base is made up of 2-2x8's which are lap jointed together. I cut the lap joints on the radial arm saw.
Here is the finished stand painted white, with some U.S. flag decals for visual effects:
Closing Thoughts on This Project
Laminating the boards hopefully will make it stronger than just using 2x8's. Time will tell as it gets used. I have never used Liquid Nail before, but it seems to work ok on this project.
Update: Ten days after completion, the Liquid Nail started to fail and my laminated boards started to de-laminate!! The stand was just setting with no load, waiting for my son to pick it up. Based upon this, I am totally unsatisfied with the performance of Liquid Nails!
I asked co-workers about their experience with Liquid Nail glue. One said the Liquid Nail used to work well when it was first introduced, except for the nasty odors. A few years ago, they took out all the good and nasty chemicals that made the odors, but as a result it no longer works very well.
I had to repair the stand using my trusty Titebond yellow glue, which has never failed me over the years!