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How to Build an Obstacle Course

In this project, old tires are recycled into a fabulous backyard obstacle course.

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Materials

  • 2x4 pressure-treated boards
  • 2x6 pressure-treated boards
  • 4x4 pressure-treated posts
  • old tires
  • pea gravel
  • fast-drying concrete
  • galvanized screws
  • galvanized lag bolts
  • galvanized eyebolts
  • 2" galvanized bolts
  • washers
  • nuts
  • five-quarter pressure-treated decking boards
  • plastic-coated steel cable
  • joist hangers
  • landscaping mesh
  • foam pipe insulation

Tools

  • post hole digger
  • staple gun
  • circular saw
  • drill
  • reciprocating saw
  • shovel
  • square
  • level
  • tape measure
  • cable cutters
  • wheelbarrow

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