Category Archives: Crating/Building

High Jump/Big Mouth

Today, I spent some time in the scorching sun with a few die-hard companions. They found shade while I cut HUGE 1-1/2″ PVC pipe into five foot lengths. Then I cut five feet, eight inch pieces of white vinyl house … Continue reading

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Next Project, the High Jump

This is my next project being the ants ate our high jump, too. So much so that we don’t even have a board, not even a piece of board, from that contraption to take a picture of! I got most … Continue reading

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Notes to Self on Broad Jump Building

OK…If I do this again, and I may, I have a great pointer for myself. The gluing part was very hard for me. I had to work fast and was guessing that the pieces were aligned. You will see from … Continue reading

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Building a Set of Broad Jumps, Part III

Well, I took the saw out of the box today. I knew I was off to a bad start with it when I couldn’t find the directions on how to open the box from the top. You can’t. It’s a … Continue reading

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Broad Jumps, Part II – Building Them Stalled

I was almost done building all four of the skeletons of the broad jumps after work and found that the directions weren’t quite accurate in some parts. As in there are four extra pieces of PVC. Then I also found … Continue reading

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