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Project by pottz posted 01-13-2016 04:01 PM 1485 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a cabinet i just finished for a friend to hold his 500lb aquarium its made of oak with melamine bottom and back,euro hinges and an adjustable shelf.the finish was just clear satin poly.this was a quick 2 day weekend build.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.





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Sergio

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#1 posted 01-13-2016 05:03 PM

2 days for this beauty? Congratulations!

I would like to see it with the finished tank.

-- - Greetings from Brazil - --

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#2 posted 01-13-2016 05:39 PM

That is really, really nice!

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majuvla

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#3 posted 01-13-2016 05:59 PM

Very sturdy for aquarium and good looking too. I would only add some colour to it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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pottz

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#4 posted 01-13-2016 06:06 PM

thanks for the comments guys and if it were mine i would go for more color too but thats what he wanted a light wood strong enough to hold an elephant, his previous stand was ready to collapse.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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Bobsboxes

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#5 posted 01-13-2016 06:46 PM

Looks like a good sturdy cabinet, well done.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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fivecodys

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#6 posted 01-13-2016 06:46 PM

Two days?????
You have to be kidding me!
That is very nice work sir!

-- I always knew I would grow old, But I expected it to take longer!

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pottz

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#7 posted 01-13-2016 06:55 PM

yeah i know it seems fast but the first day cut everything and glued up,next day assembled.it was kind of an emergency project an 80 gallon fish tank was ready to take a dive.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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3F_Workshop

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#8 posted 01-14-2016 12:42 AM

That is a gorgeous stand for a fish tank! I want to build my own fish tanks one day and being able to knock out a beautiful stand like this would be amazing. Good job.

-- Nathan

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 01-14-2016 10:46 AM

Great work, Love the doors and the frames of them. A real beauty!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 01-14-2016 02:32 PM

nice cabinet

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#11 posted 01-14-2016 04:20 PM

Looks nice and sturdy.

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ncdon

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#12 posted 01-15-2016 12:02 PM

A really nice job.

-- Don, North Carolina,http://www.ncdon.com Working full time at retired.

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