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Hutch~n~Son Archery
09-03-2011, 01:22 AM
Needed to replace my last DIY target. So here is how I did it.
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These are signs that are corrugated plastic. You can get it at your local sign shop or see if the coke guy has any he is going to throw away.
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I first bend the signs in the middle.
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I cut up some plywood old stuff I had laying around. Old pallets what ever you have. I then staple it to the corners.

Hutch~n~Son Archery
09-03-2011, 01:30 AM
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Then cut some more supports for all the edges and staple them in. forgot to mention I cut this one in half 15" deep and got 2 targets out of it.
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Once the supports are in I use house wrap as a facing folding the edges and stapling it to the supports keep it tight. Then start filling I used old clothes with no buttons zippers. Plus the layer in between is plastic wrap
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here is a rope handle drill into the support and tie inside

Hutch~n~Son Archery
09-03-2011, 01:36 AM
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more filling and then another layer of clothes comes after that.
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Second facing goes over that. Some plywood to flatten it with weight. Then pull tight and staple to the supports
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Done. Then a point blank shot and its good. Two finger pullout. Yeah I like that!!!

Hutch~n~Son Archery
09-03-2011, 01:38 AM
Then a little spice up and you can enjoy.
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Hutch:cool:

Hutch~n~Son Archery
09-03-2011, 02:51 AM
One last thing guys. If you make one of these full size. 3'x 4.5' you will need to put some supports down the center of the outer walls so there will be no bulging.


Hutch:cool:

alex
09-03-2011, 07:24 AM
Great job, Hutch!

Hutch~n~Son Archery
09-03-2011, 04:31 PM
Thanks Alex



Hutch:cool:

cjchasman
09-03-2011, 04:58 PM
Well done "Sir Hutch". Thanks for taking the time to share. :cool:

Ehunter
09-04-2011, 01:34 AM
Great job Hutch! I wish I could use bag targets still. The half-outserts my arrows use get bent if you shoot them into a bag type target. Wish I didn't love these arrows so much. lol

Sharxfan
09-04-2011, 08:47 AM
Looks like a good way to get rid of those old clothes. :cool:

Hutch~n~Son Archery
09-04-2011, 08:56 AM
The next one I make I'll need to go through all the wardrobes in the house.:rolleyes: Yeah the next one is for our 70yd range. I want to make one with a roof and make it 4'x 5'.



Hutch:cool:

Hutch~n~Son Archery
04-10-2012, 04:24 PM
send this to diy please!




Hutch:cool:

Lung Buster
04-10-2012, 05:37 PM
Thats a great way to get rid of the clothes my wife doesnt fit ooops i mean like any more! Haha! I did the same thing with 100 pound feed sacks made a couple hangers up and put them in my range they work great and are cheap!

Hutch~n~Son Archery
04-10-2012, 06:27 PM
I like it because it is heavy enough to sit still when you are smacking it with arrows! I have a 3.5 x 4.5 down stairs and it is great for a indoor target







Hutch:cool:

Lung Buster
04-10-2012, 07:04 PM
I like it because it is heavy enough to sit still when you are smacking it with arrows! I have a 3.5 x 4.5 down stairs and it is great for a indoor target







Hutch:cool:

Yeah they are good and heavy! You just have to make sure they stay dry or they get real heavy.

Hutch~n~Son Archery
04-10-2012, 07:07 PM
Yeah they are good and heavy! You just have to make sure they stay dry or they get real heavy.Ain't that the truth. I plan on building a few more targets for outdoors. I will roof them for the outdoors.


Hutch:cool:

mdodraw29
04-10-2012, 10:55 PM
That is a great looking target. I made a target by taking a big cardboard box and filling it w/ smaller cardboard boxes. It stops the arrows great but is hard to pull them out. You are the DIY go to Guy...

cmwr
05-20-2012, 04:54 PM
Hutch that is awesome! What is the material you use for the face and back and where u get it?

Would you believe years ago I was big into radio control planes and all mine were built out of this coroplast and they were fast!!!

Hutch~n~Son Archery
05-20-2012, 05:02 PM
I had a roll of builders wrap given to me. It would be cheaper for you to get a lumber cover from Home Depot. They have many every day they throw away. The targets we make are long lasting. The big one we have in our basement range just had the cover replaced. It was 6 to 7 months old. That is because customers and the 4 of us shooting it, and it was showing wear. The little one is still going and will for a while. We never have to do anything except put new fronts on them from time to time.




Hutch :cool:

cmwr
05-20-2012, 05:05 PM
Cool. :cool:

webbnate_45
01-19-2014, 07:55 PM
Awesome job and definitely gonna try my hand at making one myself!

Hutch~n~Son Archery
01-29-2014, 04:31 PM
Awesome job and definitely gonna try my hand at making one myself!Love mine all 3 of them

Hutch

Sonny Thomas
01-31-2014, 09:25 AM
I have one ThirdHand Rag Bag. Got it stuffed with plastic wrap from local stores. Man, you can stomp a lot of plastic in the Rag Bags. One inside back side I have a couple of old blue jeans folded up. Plastic gets wore you can hear a arrow hit from 60 yards back...Whomp! Just re-arrange the plastic of stomp more in and shoot some more. Mine has the metal rings in the corners and even ThirdHand can't remember when they last used the metal rings. It has to be going of 9 or 10 years old, but I mostly use it for 40 yards and more and all but a few weeks when new, it's hung outside, no cover. It's even hardly faded.

bob cooly
01-31-2014, 10:02 AM
I have found that the easiest way to repair my shot out block targets is to use a broom handle and push plastic grocery bags into the shot out part really tight and then foam over the top. It really slows down an arrow quick. Good job Hutch with the picture tutorial.

Plainsman
03-05-2014, 09:32 PM
Very nice.