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Project by Bill posted 2567 days ago 2440 views 14 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my latest project, an Artist Painting Stand. The stand is made out of Red Oak, with the tables made from Oak Plywood, Red Oak, and Purple Heart for accents. The dimensions are approximately 24×32 for the base, table height ranges from 26-38”, one table is fixed and the other is adjustable. The finish was three coats of polyurethane varnish and sanded with steel wool in between coats.

This was a challenge as I had no plans, just a picture of what they wanted. If I was doing it again, I would change a few things, namely how the holes are drilled in the supports. I would make one hole on the outside, and the adjustment holes on the inside leg.

I will be adding it to my website shortly, but trying to help Martin reach 1000 projects for his birthday.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com





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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 2567 days ago

Bill – this is amazing!! My Mom would love it—the tilted pix holder, the convenient tray for her paints. a foot rest (that’s what I see the bottom being used for)..

This is AMAZING. Love the functionality AND the overall look

“tres cool”

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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dennis mitchell

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#2 posted 2567 days ago

That is cool…great for painting!

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FMOmbr

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#3 posted 2567 days ago

Bill – Great idea and very functional – built without a plan! Mike

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Chip

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#4 posted 2567 days ago

Bill, this is really beautiful work. Great craftsmanship! And with no plan! wow. Great stuff.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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frank

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#5 posted 2567 days ago

Hi Bill;
—-great project!
I think you have a head full of imagination….
GODSPEED,
Frank

-- --frank, NH, http://rusticwoodart.tumblr.com/

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WayneC

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#6 posted 2567 days ago

Very nice. Showed it to my artist wife. She liked it.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Karson

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#7 posted 2567 days ago

Bill great design

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Lou

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#8 posted 2566 days ago

great job! i need to show it to my artist dad!

-- "What one can make with good tools is limited only by one's talent" (lucius-hill@comcast.net)

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jockmike2

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#9 posted 2566 days ago

Very nice Bill, now you need a stool to go with it. Maybe you should slap a canvas on there and see what comes out. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Phil Brown

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#10 posted 2552 days ago

I really need one of those. What a neat idea.

-- Phil Brown, Ontario

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trifern

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#11 posted 2133 days ago

Great work station.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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