Build a Homemade Jack Stand in Two Hours From Scrap Materials

You can make your very own jack stand quickly and cheaply. Just follow these simple plans.



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This homemade jack stand goes together quickly (two hours maximum) and easily (only ten welds) and is about as sturdy as they come. Total cost: close to zero, if you do your own welding.
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Bottom Part of Jack Stand
Wooden blocks hold the bend-up ends of legs for spot welding.
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Completed Jack Stand
This is how your jack stand should look after it is completed.
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The upper half of your jack stand is very simple to assemble.
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