Pine Wall

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Pine Wall
Pine Wall

The Bones:

After some research in the Metolius homewall forum, elected to go with 2 in X 6 in framing for added sturdiness. Was aiming for an angle between 45- and 50-degrees. Final product is ~51. Frame is held in place by many screws and lags to the pre-existing garage structure.

Facing and Setting:

Board is complete after facing the frame with ply. T-nuts were installed for bolt-one. Found it best to draw out the grid then stack the ply and drill all the holes at once. Saves so much time. Kicker was also installed. 

Grips:

Large variety of holds from homemade to purchased. I make a lot of my own shapes and try to keep it simple. Small wood edges with slight to no Incut go a long way for trining. Of course, woodworking and finishing is a hobby of mine, so I do take the time to be sure that they look nice.

Additional Training:

Additionally I installed a campus board seen in the picture. It isn’t much but allows for 1-5-1 repeaters and bumps. The weight rack is used for antagonistic exercises, and a hangboard and pulley system are mounted on the central beam opposite of the woody.

The only thing I would change is likely the plywood grade and opt for something a little nicer. I appreciate the traditional woody look and would not paint. Of course I would like to go bigger in the future, but need to make space to do so. Height is good but would enjoy more width on the board.

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