If you checked out the bike repair stand we shared with you earlier this month and were disappointed because you don't have a sturdy enough ceiling to attach it to, you'll want to check out this free-standing design.
Whether you're living in an apartment or you just don't want to permanently attach anything to your garage rafters, this design let's you work on your bike anywhere you want without having to screw it into a support structure.
Using basic off the shelf parts from your local hardware and its plumbing aisle, you can make a sturdy bike repair stand. Check out the video below to see the construction process and the stand in action:
For as guide a little easier to follow when you're working on the stand, you can download the PDF instruction from Make Magazine here. Have a DIY bike-related hack or project to share? Let's hear about it in the comments.