the whole point of this blog is to help others with all the questions they have about setting up a similar home climbing gym, and ramble about a variety of climbing related subjects.
There is a variety of subjects... most involving rock climbing, written about on this blog. MAKING VOLUMES OR CLIMBING HOLDS, is probably one of the more popular subjects. just check the labels links or search bar to find your fancy.
of course if you want to go back and start from the beggining, please do! to that end, if there are any question let me know ... i encourage you to add comments for others to read or if you want to get me directly you can email me at treadwallproject@hotmail.com
IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME, READ THE MUST READ LIST.... oh!, ...and you have to fight!

Sunday, May 2, 2010


at this point i would assume everyone knows what a volume is. Yes! it is the amount of 3-demensional space occupied by an object. but that's not what we are talking about. volumes are also the name for the big..big ...telemudo! holds that we find at the gym that take a boring flat wall and make it resemble something closer to what nature intended ...sorta. the point is they are cool! look---------->

Motivation Volumes (google it!) can make you some if you have and excess of money and a lacking in time. oh, and you'll need tools.....skill saw, miter saw, drill press, belt sander. so being that i love projects, i decide to build my own. the main things you want to consider is framing for durability and maximize your t-nuts placements! here is basically what im talking about.

so after google image searching for a while and essentially riping off other peoples ideas, i came up with several design ideas for making my own volumes. and late one night after i completed my boring tasks of medication reckoning and record checking i put my time to better use and drew these ups! now i havent figured out all the design specifics and im still not up to par with a miter saw but as i move forward ill post more on this topic! ....admit it ...the drawings arent half bad!

oh, and no these will definitely not fit on a treadwall. but this is why we are making a boulder wall to compliment the treadwall.

1 comment:

  1. MystrawgoestoyourmilkshakeJuly 29, 2010 at 3:34 PM

    The drawings aren't half bad