How To Build A Balance Beam




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skylar belczyk: Would this hold doing higher level skills, like if u were to jump on the end would it stay on the footers? ps this is awesome thanks 

Grant C: Just made one for my daughter for Christmas. She loved it! Thanks for posting!!

Jamyra Williams: Can u make me one please

Kent Laabs: This guy was spot on! Great post with just the right amount of info. I used a naugahyde covering that went on well with 3m Super 77 spray adhesive. Still used some carpet on the base for a snug fit. Great Post!

Steph1316: Thanks for showing how you made it, my daughter's getting into gymnastics too and we're definitely going to have to make this for her! 

wldock: Awesome hollow lightweight design! My mom is giving my ten year old daughter a mat for X-Mas and asks if i could make a beam for her. She sent me this design and i think it will be great. Thank you for sharing!

Alvin Wynn: $59 and a few hours and up pops a balance beam, so little waste material. Thanks

Robert Cunliffe: I made this beam for my daughters birthday. This was really helpful and your instructions and material details were really helpful! The only power tool I have is a drill driver and I just used a hand saw. I bought some quick clamps like yours and it would have been difficult without these. The hardest bit was getting the carpet stuck down firmly and accurately and I ended up testing out a few different glues first - I couldn't find your carpet glue, and I actually used a spray-on contact glue which seems to have worked well. After buying the timber from a yard I was surprised to find that the dimensions weren't what I asked for - 1 by 4 was actually 3.5 inches wide and a bit shallower - apparently 'normal' for finished timber pieces? Anyway, thanks for your great video!

koreyg1000: Looks like it took 6 yuengling's or so to make this, judging by the empties in the background.lol

Cindy Nastasha: +FatTire75 can you make a gymnastics bar? I need a gymnastics bar to practice at home....... :(

Yankee Bob: I am working on one for my granddaughter. There was a question earlier about screw sizes, but I didn't see an answer. Also, I don't see carpet like yours on the Lowes site, do you recall what it was called? Due to storage considerations, I am making two 5 foot sections with a double 2x3x6' connecting core so that the beam can be disassembled when not in use.

Emma Lexi: Thank you my grandpa is making me one of these and it helped out so much so you should make more gymnastic stuff

so so random: How exspensive is it? 

Danajah Garrett: Yea 

Kayla Agcaoili: To be honest it's hard to do gymnastics with jeans 

Kawaii Love: Wow, u did good!!

Adassa39: How much would you charge for making me one.

Jessica R: I love this video I showed my dad and he's considering making me one is there wood that's 10 feet long for my beam ?

Amaya maitland: I Want dad to make me this but hell probably just buy me one 

josephine cooke: I need you to build me a beam aswell please I do gymnastics

dannielle killilea-scholz: I'm a coach with a 10 yr old daughter on team who doesn't stop! Watched your video and I'm determined to have my husband make this.....lol. There's one thing you forgot to add to the supply list...... how many beers does it take thru out the project? Started with a Killian and ended with a 6+ pack on the bench at the end.....I just need to know so I keep my husband well stocked on supplies....lol!

Charlotte Harrison: gymnastics bar next 

Liam McPoyle: Thanks for this.

Gymnasticsstar99: I wish i had a beam!

EverythingGirlRocks1: Can you make a gymnastics bar tutorial 

ogrish128: Why man cant do balance beam?

GoshmeGia 031: i love this video so much

Jennifer Shaun: She so spoiled

ElenaArtz: i made my own beam and it was a lot easier

Erin Webb: Class 

Chayenne Rogers-Dixon: My dad made me a beam but it was a lot simpler lol

ogrish128: Why man cant do balance beam?

lovegymnastics766: This is a great tutorial! I will email this to my dad to help him make my bema:)

Lizy Cruz: Can u make a tutorial on gymnastics bars plz

emily tonks: How much did it cost to bo build it?

Alexis Christine: Soo, if it were to be placed in a permanent location, do you think the 4 x 4 would be okay. Thinking simplicity in building?

Skyes life: This is amazing i love and do gymnastics my self i will show my dad this and hope he might make me one this may rearly help and your grand daughter looked like she loved it great job. Xxx

Alexis Christine: Just curious...Why did you not use a 4 X 4 X 10 wood beam?

smile_always_love: I want this

Tim Montoya: She is prabably spoiled a TON!!!

Lexi Ulloa: Could you make a beam with a full piece of wood?

sam mommi: I am working on the same thing for my daughter thanks a ton!!

Mike Madal: I followed your design to the tee and it came out perfect. One thing I'm unsure of- did you glue the carpet to the foam as well as the sides? I glued the foam to the wood and the carpet to the foam, tomorrow I will glue the sides. Thanks for sharing this, its certainly the best design I found. Giving it to my daughter for Christmas.

Maribel Martinez: I love it 

FatTire75: thank you, her name is maggie & she is a cairn terrier(like toto). i live in kansas and cairns are our state dog. but i have had cairns my whole life. thanks for watching

Victor Vargas: Excellent vid. I might take this on soon.

taxmagician: Hey thanks for taking the time to post this, looks great, and I am going to give it a try Memorial Day weekend... What size screws did you use? Again thanks for posting and nice job - I nominated you for Best Grandfather Ever! - Really I did.

alyssagokey24: Can you do a video on how to make a gymnastics bar

POLYGIRL 106: OMG

EMT: Thanks! They sometimes skip corners and take the easy way. If they ever did that, I suggest you consult with a paralegal or lawyer. This way they won't be able to cheat you.
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