Blast from the Past : DIY Equipment II


Over the past five years this site's amassed an enormous amount of content. To help you find the highlights, I'll be taking a wander through the archives each Sunday.
This week - DIY Equipment II.

Long-term readers of Straight to the Bar will appreciate just how much I love building training equipment.

We've seen a number of new items since last year's roundup, and here are just a few of my favourites :


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Further reading

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There's also an incredible array of articles and videos on this site. Use the search box at the top of each page, or send me an email.


Scott Andrew Bird

Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 32) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing computer guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

Stalkers may wish to track his every move via Twitter, Google+ or Facebook; everyone else is cordially invited to hop over to his online home. Enjoy.



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