Old vise stand
Over the years I've scabbed junk to it-primarily some hooks for tools, piece of angle as a pencil/chalk tray. When I had cut up old kitchen chair for arc welder cart, I tacked the chair seat rim around the stand 3 outer legs. Had some old expanded metal and made the shelf.
Old stand works well. Its base is a 21" diameter plow disk. Makes it nice for moving or walking around. Center pole is a 2" pipe and has 3 outside legs so it’s really stable. Enough weight so it stays planted. I couldn't have positioned the top plate any better.
Well in case you hadn't noticed. It's the way the legs, mostly at the top, were originally welded on. I'm not sure I believe these were added later as welding on center post-well looks like it was welded. No idea why the added 45° ells were used, they are galvanized along with the 3/4" pipe legs. My assumption was these would break at some point, other than just ugly, beyond functional ugly.
But like I said I've been using 20+ years now, plus however old it was when I found it and the time I used as table. I'm sure the person who melted it together would be surprised it's still in use.
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