Music Stand

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Project by Diamondback posted 10-21-2009 05:48 PM 1967 views 13 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Chery and Walnut for my daughter-in-law. About 3-4 coats of poly/oil finish (Sam Maloof).

-- Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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#1 posted 10-21-2009 05:51 PM

Another nice project well done

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#3 posted 10-21-2009 08:04 PM

Very nice piece. I especially liked the angle adjuster. Lucky daughter-in-law.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 10-22-2009 01:06 AM

Wonderful design. Is it yours? My son is a professional musician and I have searched for just the right design without luck. The angle adjustment is great. Can I copy it?

-- ---call me---- Mark

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#5 posted 10-22-2009 06:56 AM

Thank you very much. Of course you can copy it. Good luck with it and enjoy.

-- Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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#6 posted 10-22-2009 07:11 AM

I don’t have any “nice” plans for the stand, I usually design them on grid paper with a pencil, pretty crude, and then adjust dimensions as I go if they don’t look quite right when the wood starts to go together. The larger stem is about 2×2x26 and the inner stem that slides inside it is about 1 1/4×1 1/4×33. The stand has a slight forward lean to balance it. The music holder is 19 inches wide and about 13 inches high. I mixed the cherry and walnut slightly to enhance but not make it look too garish with too much mixing. It was fun to make. Thanks for all the feedback.

-- Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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#7 posted 10-22-2009 06:52 PM

Wow….great stuff. I’ve been thinking about making one for my daughter…this will be a great inspiration.

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