I'm a welder, and I suggest you make it out of metal. A carpenter would
probably make it out of wood.
You may be able to find a local welder and have him do it. The job would
cost time and materials if I did it. I'd say $150 tops, and you would have
a heavy rack that would last a very long time. A smaller lighter one would
be less. Compare what you buy and what's for sale out there. There's a lot
of differences in metal thicknesses and finishes. You ought to be able to
buy a decent one now with all the Chinese stuff around that's powder coated
I'm even simpler but was starting a longer lasting base that will never rot
out. I did not want a permanent fixture such as a poured slab, but did want
long lasting yet removable. I'm in termite (ground dweller) country so the
2x4 wont last long here.
Cinderblocks (holes up/down for better drainage). About an 8 inch gap
between the lines. Didnt bother to criss-cross the wood, just let it taper
down at the ends.
I'm looking now to add a frame above which will be easy. A 'railroad tie'
fitted into to the cinderblock holes at the ends and a crossbar at the tops
plus ones matching along the sides between the 2. Might need some lower
down too along the longer section to stabilize it.
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