Wire Caddy Stand

I got inspired by the Mirai wire stand and decided to build my version this past weekend. I wanted to have both copper and aluminum wire handy so I built it with two levels. It went through 3 or 4 design iterations before I arrived at the one I built. I will probably trim a bit of the plastic off the base of the hooks and screw them in a bit since they are a bit long. The 2x2 frame under each table is from the playset I built for my sons in Albuquerque 25 years ago and moved to Liberty Lake where they quickly outgrew it. The top level is just right for working on a smaller tree while standing or sharing a drink with someone while looking at the trees.

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If you are like me that bottom table will be completely cluttered with tools and supplies, and beer cans, and sunflower seeds…

Really well done. That’s is a great addition. The wheels are a nice touch. Do they function as a turntable? Can you lock them to keep the plant from dancing?

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I used non-locking wheels since I primarily plan to use it as a wire caddy and tool holder. That way I can rotate the entire stand to get to the wire I need. Most of the time, the tree goes on a much less attractive stand to side while I sit in a chair. Big driver was to get the wire and tools off of the table on the deck so we can actually us it for meals.

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Alright Marty, if you insist, I’ll come over for a beer and look at your trees! :wink:

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Nice stand. Very well done.

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Sounds like a plan Tim. You grab the beer. I’ll pick up a nice piece of salmon to grill and we can test that table on the deck too.
Good looking stand. Nicely done Marty.

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Thanks for sharing, great idea. Will use similar idea. Nice 1 :grin:

Nice! How about putting some hanging pouches to hold tools. The top can get really cluttered

Interesting point about the tools, but I find that I typically use about 4-6 different tools at any time on a tree - most often less. I keep most of the tools to the side and just grab the ones I need currently. Then put them away until the next session.

Currently, my tools are loose in a couple of plastic trays with handles. I have had a tool box with vertical slots for each tool in the planning stages for a few years. One of these weekends it will become the project and I will post the results. Most likely in the winter when it is hard to work ion trees.

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Great looking stand. Might borrow some of your ideas, I have an old hydraulic ram from a office chair I might integrate.