The DIY Barbell Holder is a simple holder to hold your weight lifting bars, plates, and dumbbells in a relaxed and secure manner. Sometimes it can be difficult to grip heavy barbells without pausing during your workout routine. This ingenious solution is the best way I found to grip weights while still in motion.
A barbell holder is a simple but effective way to make your gym equipment more accessible... No more going to the weight room and changing machines that are hard to reach. A barbell holder is small enough to fit in between some of the more used machines and storage racks. This versatile accessory can be customized for every exercise. The possibilities are endless when it comes to making your own things with wood!
1. DIY Barbell Holder
Buying a barbell holder from the store, especially online stores, can be expensive. And this is the major reason why people choose DIY barbell storage more. The storage is very easy to build, cost-effective, and fast.
This barbell holder is made for $22.66. The materials required include two concrete blocks, PVC pipe, concrete mix, and tape. The tape does not have to be a particular type, any tape will do. Cut the PVC pipe into pieces and fit them into the concrete blocks. Fit four pipes into each block and ensure the pipe sticks out a little bit. Cover the top of pipes with the tape and pour mixed concrete into the block. Let concrete be at least two to three inches thick and allow it to dry. The reason for covering the pipes is to allow the concrete to dry quickly.
2. DIY Barbell Holders
In this video, Martin explains Two kinds of barbell storage; the first one is for standout long barbells while the other one is for special bars that will be on the floor. The long barbell will be attached to the wall because Martin doesn't have enough space to hold them; his space is around 2meter tall and most of this long barbell is far beyond that. However, if you have more than enough space, you can attach all your barbells vertically. Find out more about the barbell holders here.
3. Cheap DIY Barbell Storage
To make this cheap barbell storage, the first thing you need to do is use the stud finder to look out for studs in your wall. This step is necessary if you're building horizontal storage. When you're building horizontal storage, the wooden bars will be attached vertically. For this, wooden bars are attached some inches away from each other. On each bar, there are metal hooks and hardware to hold the barbells horizontally. This barbell storage was designed to hold six long bars.
4. Cheap Vertical Barbell Holder
Here is a cheap way to store your barbells vertically and still have enough space to store other equipment and work out. This design is very easy to put together. The barbell holder is just a single heavy-duty hook that clamps the barbell to the wall. Thus, the weight of the barbel does not matter as the floor is supporting the weight. You can click the link below to learn more about the single and cheap barbell holder.
5. DIY Barbell Rack Bar Storage
The hardware required for this barbell rack includes a pine board, PVC conduit, zinc countersunk mending plates, flat head Phillips screws, and wood screws. Cut the PVC conduit into small pieces. Cut out some parts of the pieces to have a C shape open pipes. These will be the holders on the rack. garage-gyms
6. DIY Barbell Holder For $50
You can make this barbell storage for $50 or less. This is because all the materials you need can be found around your garage or bought at a cheap price in the store. Among the materials are PVC pipes, 2×4 pieces, metal brackets, and drills. spscgym
7. Barbell Storage DIY
Are you tired of seeing your home gym messy all the time? Check out this barbell storage adapted to the ceiling. The materials and tools needed include bike hooks, drill bits, a drill, and a stud finder. Find out more about this amazing ceiling barbell rack. fringesport
8. Weight And Barbell Storage Rack
Here is a multi-purpose barbell rack that can be used to store other weight lifting equipment. It is made from wood pieces, jigsaw, drill bits, screws, hole saw, and circular saw. There is a cutting list for every lumber required for this rack in this guide. instructables
9. DIY Barbell Storage
Thus barbell storage has three parts; the first wooden piece is attached to the wall and runs through the 8-foot length. It holds the bars at the top. The wood is ½" thick and a couple of inches tall.
The second is a 2×4 piece that runs through the wall at the bottom. It prevents the bars from damaging the concrete wall. The third part is a 2×4 that runs across the floor to hold the longer bars that reach the floor. All these three wooden pieces are stained in black to march with most of the bars. Some of the bars have extra chains to hold them firmly to the wooden piece.
10. How To Make Barbell Storage
Barbell storage is the most practical project for a home gym! You can build the barbell storage vertically or horizontally. Let's see how you can put one together vertically; the first thing to do is to divide the 2×4 into 4 pieces of 40 inches each.
Use a tape measure to mark every five inches and use a rafter to mark the center. Clamp two pieces together to make sure the holes are uniform. After drilling the holes, attach another piece to their sides to reinforce the strength. Repeat this process to have two of these frames. Attach one to the bottom of the wall and one at the top. However, before attaching these frames, you will need to measure the length of your barbells to ensure that they fit well.
11. DIY Barbell Holder
Here is a great plan that shows you how to build a barbell holder from pieces of plywood and a couple of hardware. The design is very simple and requires no power tool or many materials. It is designed to hold only one barbell because of space. Let's see how the instructor put it up; gather some scrap plywood and attach it to the wall. You will have to measure the length of the barbell to know how high to attach the plywood board. After that, attach a metal bracket to the plywood and fix the barbell.
12. How To Make Vertical Hanging Barbell Rack
Thus vertical hanging barbell storage is amazing. It is a single wall-mounted frame and it can accommodate up to ten barbells at a go. It is made from thick plywood and a couple of 2×4s. The length of the barbels will determine how high the barbell storage will be mounted on the wall.
For this, it is mounted at a moderate height. This is possible because the barbells are held at some winches away from the top, while the rest of the length is below the storage. It's a really quick project to put together once you have the materials and a couple of tools.
13. How To Build Barbell Rack
The first thing that is important before starting a DIY project is what materials are available for what you want to do. If you have the materials, you're good to go. If not, you should try and get all the materials ready.
For this project, you will need some 2×6 wooden planks, a DeWalt jigsaw, batteries, a drill, and a speed square. After gathering the materials, you need to make holes/grooves on the 2×6 where the barbells will fit into. While drilling the holes, ensure to hold the drill at an angle to give the desired effect. Then after drilling, take the jigsaw and cut through the lines to have a groove.
14. DIY Barbell Rack
This barbell storage is made up of three wooden bars that hold the barbells at the top, middle, and bottom. Some of the bars require an additional wooden bar to hold them at the top because they are longer than the rest. Some of these bars include a safety square bar. This bar has a permanent spot on the storage bar since the structure is huge. It is very functional and can take as many barbells as possible. Check out more details from the link below.
15. DIY Barbell Storage Rack
See here for a tutorial on how to build horizontal barbell storage. The storage is very simple and fast to put together. It has two wooden bars attached to the wall vertically. On each wooden bar, there are holes and hardware on it to hold the barbells firmly. The project is cost-effective as there is no need to buy such materials. The 2×4s used on the wall can be seen around you and if it's the other way round, you can easily buy them at a cheap price at the wood store.
Barbells are long and sometimes take up space when lying down on the floor, this is because some structures are huge and have unusual dimensions. However, with barbell storage, you will be able to hold your barbells in place. The barbell storage can either be vertical or horizontal, anyone you choose is very easy to build since you will only need some 2×4s or 2×6 and some power tools.