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    Mechanics Creeper

    I got tired of buying creepers only to have them break or fall apart. So I took the wheels and headrest from the last one and made a heavy duty creeper. The frame is made from 1 inch square tube. I'm 6'3" so I made it longer than the old one so I can fit on it. The top is part of a plastic barrel. The headrest had been stationary on the old creeper but I made this one adjustable. I fabricated a couple of tool trays from sheet metal. I also added a couple of LED lights.
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    Thanks athomp! We've added your Mechanic's Creeper to our Automotive category,
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    Quote Originally Posted by athomp View Post
    I got tired of buying creepers only to have them break or fall apart. So I took the wheels and headrest from the last one and made a heavy duty creeper. The frame is made from 1 inch square tube. I'm 6'3" so I made it longer than the old one so I can fit on it. The top is part of a plastic barrel. The headrest had been stationary on the old creeper but I made this one adjustable. I fabricated a couple of tool trays from sheet metal. I also added a couple of LED lights.
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    Great looking build! That's really good usage of the plastic barrel



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