#300 - April 2007
You can’t beat a pickup for hauling home improvement supplies.
But sometimes you need extra capacity to haul a ladder or a bundle
of long boards. Contractors carry long items on ladder racks that
elevate the load above the truck cab. But those racks, frankly, are
overkill for even the most ardent do-it-yourselfer.
The rack we designed borrows ideas from those commercial racks but
is built with the do-it-yourselfer in mind. For starters, the rack
is built with everyday tools and materials, and it