Another 1909 Music Stand design stretched to a shelving unit

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Project by DaleMaley posted 02-28-2016 03:12 PM 414 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In 2014, I built the 1st of these units and posted it here.

I searched through different shelf designs, and liked this circa 1909 Music Stand design. I stretched the 15 inch wide design to 32 inches wide to give more shelf space.

I filled up my 1st shelf with my wooden mechanical toys, locks, and games. When I retired from work, I brought home the rest of my wood models that I used to display at work… I needed to build a 2nd shelf unit.

This project is built from red oak, with Behlen grain filler on the tops of the top and shelves.

To read about my trials & tribulations of building this 2nd unit, see my woodworking web site here.

Hopefully, future grandchildren will have many hours of fun playing with all my wood mechanisms, locks, and games :)

I put my design on Google sketchup’s warehouse here.


-- Dale, Illinois,

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#1 posted 02-28-2016 04:15 PM

That is one nice stand – oh yeah, that other stuff is pretty darn nice also – great job all around

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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#2 posted 02-29-2016 02:56 PM

looks great

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