How To Make a Free-Standing Punching Bag

10-Step Instructions:Get 13 pool noodles (for a 6 foot tall punching bag), a roll of cheap packing tape and a roll of cheap cling wrap (or two).For your pole get a one inch wide PVC pipe - roughly 6 foot long.For your platform get an MDF (particle) board at least 2 foot wide and 1/2 inch thick.For mounting your pole, get a one inch galvanised steel pipe roughly one foot long and a flange to mount it. You'll also need 4 thick, short screws to fix the flange onto your board - these are ideal: Note, if you want to make your punching bag more rigid, use a two foot galvanised pipe.For fixing your PVC pipe onto your galvanised pipe you will also need a one inch hose clamp.Setup your platform and pole: screw the flange onto one end of your board; insert the galvanised pipe into one end of the PVC pipe and lock it in place using the hose clamp (you'll need to make some vertical cuts into the PVC pipe - see video for details); crew your pole into the flange on …

Fighter DIY eBook - Second Edition Out Now!

The Second Edition of the Fighter DIY eBook combines all my best builds over the years and includes all the details for each project to date and extras you won't find on the web. This eBook will show you how to make your own indoor and outdoor punching bags, free-standing boxing bags, reflex bags, a boxing spar bar and more for just loose change.
Price: Whatever You Decide to Contribute!Simple, step-by-step instructions & item listsOver 6 projects, each with the story behind itEnhanced build versions & extra upgradesLinks to extra hidden videos that are not listed on my channelFully illustrated with colour photographs to help you with the build DIY Projects Included:

All projects are documented using detailed, step-by-step instructions that you will not find anywhere else. It will save you hours and possibly save you from making simple mistakes.

Every project includes the full list of items that you will need to buy to do the build. In some cases links to specific items ar…

How To Make a Boxing Spar Bar - Pro Version

10-Step Instructions:Get a ball - basketball is best. Also get a plunger, remove the handle and tape it onto the ball with duct tape. This can be screwed onto the top of your spar bar to help dampen vibrations and for light punches.Get a pair of ball bearings roughly 1 inch internal diameter and 2 inches external diameter. You can get a 2-pack of the exact bearings that I use on Amazon US here: or from Bunnings in Australia: a PVC pipe Tee or Cross junction into which your ball bearings will fit. Size will depend on the size of your ball bearings - for the bearings above, I'm using a 40mm Cross junction which has an internal diameter of roughly 48.3mm (eBay: or Bunnings link: Tape around each ball bearing to ensure a tight fit into the Tee or Cross juncti…