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Originally Posted by DreamWeaver21 View Post
Yes, it is 6061 according to the site. Total of:
14ft of 1.25x.25 tube
9ft of .25 flat bar. (floor part is rounded edges flat bar, seat part is squared sided flat bar).

Instead of using tubing for where the seat goes I am going to make a rectangle out of flat bar and weld the tubing to it. I think it well be easier and it will make it easer to put storage underneath as well. It won't be visible anyhow.
If I am judging correctly by the pic you have posted, you may not have enough mtl. assuming a seat height of 32"-36" and width of the same dims.
Also, will you be standing the flat bar on edge for the under seat storage? Otherwise 1/4 will sag under weight.