The shelf will act as both a shelf to used while tailgating and a support to store the pole sections and basketball hoop during transportation.
a. Cut the aluminum tubing to the dimensions shown.
b. Weld aluminum tubing together as in the diagram shown: NOTE: Welding is not required. You can fasten the tubes together with steel bolts and 90-degree aluminum corner plates. We suggest using 5/16” nuts, bolts, and washers. Be aware you will also need a power drill and drill bits for proper sized holes.
c. Weld ball mount to the shelving frame as in the second image. NOTE: Welding is not required. You can fasten the ball mount to the shelving frame with steel fasteners.
d. Cut diamond plate into two pieces: 30″ x 18″ and 19.75″ x 18″. Weld steel diamond plate (or fasten other flat sheet material) to the frame as in the third image.