wooden pullies

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Project by handy_andy posted 04-19-2018 01:04 AM 1379 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been itching to make some wooden pullies since I saw this video:
These were made for hoisting a pair of kayaks up to the garage ceiling. The rollers are turned out of 3/4” hickory scraps and the blocks are cut from some maple pallet scraps. The axle is a 5/16” steel rod. The synthetic rope I used to strop the blocks stretched more than I’d like, but it seems to work.

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#1 posted 04-19-2018 01:07 AM

Nicely done.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#2 posted 04-19-2018 02:10 AM

Neat. Works.

Good Job.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 04-19-2018 10:26 AM

Pretty slick.

-- Chris K

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#4 posted 04-19-2018 02:02 PM

Nicely done project and put to use.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#5 posted 04-19-2018 03:30 PM

Nice! What diameter are they?

-- Dennis, WV

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#6 posted 04-19-2018 11:54 PM

Nicely done, and super useful too!

-- Brian Famous :: Charlotte, NC ::

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#7 posted 04-21-2018 01:18 AM

the rollers are roughly 2” in diameter

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#8 posted 04-22-2018 02:59 AM

Wonderful useful project

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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