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Project by SgtVrooman posted 12-02-2009 03:53 PM 1647 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a stand (phone stand, side table, plant stand, anything stand…) I made for my sister for Christmas because she liked the one I made for my mother so much. Its made from Poplar and the legs are made from some wood that I recycled from an old piano. The legs have a slight curve on the outside faces that may be hard to see from my bad photos. The tiles are Cherry Blossom Marble.

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#1 posted 12-02-2009 04:14 PM

Very nicely made stand and a great gift.

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#2 posted 12-02-2009 04:33 PM

I don’t post very often but I really like this. Very nicely done soldier.

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#3 posted 12-02-2009 04:48 PM

Yup, that’s a sweet table, thanks for the post, do you mind offering a few dimensions so we can all steal, I mean imitate your design?

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#4 posted 12-02-2009 05:30 PM

Its a great looking stand, but kind of big for a cell phone. Does anyone still have real phones anymore?

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#5 posted 12-02-2009 06:29 PM


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#6 posted 12-02-2009 06:32 PM

Wonderful stand a real nice design too

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#7 posted 12-02-2009 06:43 PM

Very nice

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#8 posted 12-02-2009 06:55 PM

Nice work! What sort of finish did you use?

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#9 posted 12-02-2009 09:44 PM

Very nice stand! The pictures are deceiving, at first sight I thought the legs were tapered but after closer examination I see they are actually straight. Poplar hunh, the skirt in the unfinished picture almost looks like FSWO. Its nice to see poplar that does not get painted. Nice work!!

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#10 posted 12-02-2009 11:11 PM

Nice work!

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#11 posted 12-03-2009 02:15 AM

rustedknuckles: It’s 34” high and 18”x18” wide. The tile(12”x12”) sits on a 1/4”x 3/8”(tile height) rabbet and is held in place with a clear drying caulk. The top is made from four .75”x3.5”x18” pieces that were miter splined together. The legs are 33.25” tall by 1.75”x1.75”. I measured .25” on the outside faces of the legs from the center and used a yard stick to draw an arch for the cut. This is the slight curve on the legs. The bottom tile sits on four 1.5”x1.5”x13” pieces that were mitered at .75 inches from the center of the ends to give room for the legs. The tile sits on another 1/4” by 3/8” rabbet. The arches directly under the top are .75”x2.5”x13”. I gave the top, outside corners of the legs and the bottom shelf a 45* chamfer. On the bottom of the legs I placed felt squares that had one side sticky. These can be bought from Walmart in the crafts section in paper sized sheets. They are great for the bottom of legs on projects or to line a box with.

SheriDi: It was Finished with a Cabot – Cherry oil based stain, followed by 2 coats of Fast Drying Minwax Polyurethane Clear Gloss sanded very lightly with a 330 Grit Norton foam pad between coats.

Raspar: Yup ;)

StickleyStyle: I’m not sure what FSWO is seeing as how I’m relatively new to woodworking and learn from what I observe.

Thanks all.

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