Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Shortened Pallet Jack by 18 inches

  1. #1
    MetalDesigner's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Las Vegas ~ @MetalDesigner Twitter
    Posts
    95
    Thanks
    45
    Thanked 175 Times in 61 Posts

    MetalDesigner's Tools

    Shortened Pallet Jack by 18 inches

    The pallet jack I purchased on sale came 48″ long and I need it to be 30″ to fit under my Machine Tools; therefore, the purpose of this project is to shorten my pallet jack by 18″.

    Possibly I could have purchased a shorter one but where is the fun in that?

    Full Post with over 100 photos at:
    Shortening My Pallet Jack by 18″ | CTM Projects

    Shortened Pallet Jack by 18 inches-002-palletjack.jpg

    The fun challenge of this project was to cut apart and then re-weld back together a ‘shorter’ pallet jack, while disassembling as few parts as possible.

    Other than taking off the handle to make it easier to flip over on the welding table, the only parts I needed to remove where 2 pins and their snap-rings.

    Shortened Pallet Jack by 18 inches-017-palletjack.jpg

    It was a fun project.

    Shortened Pallet Jack by 18 inches-115-palletjack.jpg

    -- CHEERS!!

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to MetalDesigner For This Useful Post:

    kbalch (06-18-2014)

  3. #2
    Administrator
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Clermont, FL
    Posts
    5,034
    Thanks
    2,275
    Thanked 516 Times in 375 Posts
    Thanks MetalDesigner! I've added your Pallet Jack Modification to our Metalworking and Jacks and Lifts categories, as well as to your builder page: MetalDesigner's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


  4. #3
    Content Editor DIYer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,091
    Thanks
    448
    Thanked 954 Times in 879 Posts
    That's a nice mod!


    Post your reply!
    Join 33,912 of us and get our 173 Must Read Homemade Tools eBook free.



    173 Must Read Homemade Tools

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •