GS 500 Tank Cradle

How To: Make your own GS500E Tank Cradle

Supplies you will need

  • Lumber
    • 1" x 4" (at least 4' long)
    • 2" x 4" (at least 12' long)
  • Screws
    • 4 Screws #6 x 1 5/8"
    • 16 Screws #8 x 3"
    • 8 Lag Screws 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Other
    • Self-Adhesive Vynl Wall base (4' is smallest strip you can buy)
    • 6" Long 7/32" Drill Bit (1/4" Will work too but not as well)

1.Cut your lumber according to the following diagrams.

 

2. Once your pieces are cut you can begin assembly.

3. When attaching the 9 inch cross beams your pilot holes will have to be quite deep. You will be drilling through 4" of the first piece of wood before you hit the crossbeam. You will also have to use Lag screws as standard screws aren't greater than 4".

5. Cut strips of Self-Adhesive Vynl Wall base using a utility knife then apply. <br><br>