How to Build a Weightlifting Platform

A beginner’s guide to building a weightlifting platform in your home.

Cost: ~ $200

Time: ~ 2 hours

Tools needed: drill, caulking gun, tape measure, saw or utility knife, straight edge, markers.

Materials needed: 5 sheets of low-medium quality 3/4″ thick, 4′ x 8′ plywood, 1 pieces of 3/4″ thick, 4′ x 8′ stall mat, 1.75″ wood screws, heavy-duty adhesive.

Inspired by Iron Mind:

Squat rack mounted to the platform:


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