Some general descriptions for wood luge construction.
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Disclaimer Build (wood luge construction) The following design is based on the aluminum drop-rail design:
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The Nerf Bar is made out of a metal framing strap. It is 24" long and 1" wide with holes in it for nailing. Find the center of the strap and drill a hole large enough for a screw. Then attach the strap in the center of the face of the 2x4.(1) Bend the strap around the first 45 degree cut and screw the strap down.(2) Then screw the strap to the foot peg. (3) Repeat on the other side and cap the headrest with 1/4" plywood using glue and screws.