Aquarium Stand and Canopy

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The was a newby project. Attempt some different types of joinery and fimd out how easy or difficult different woods are to work with. Nothing is stained, just a couple coats of spar vanish. Some of the wood is recyled wood that i got from Constriction Junction in Pittsburgh ….coool place. Learned a lot! Had a blast! Spent a small fortune!

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#1 posted 1666 days ago

i dont care what anyone says, or dont that is awesome!

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#2 posted 1666 days ago

ooooooooooooo purty

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#3 posted 1666 days ago

I was hoping you would name off all the species of wood! LOL That’s really a cool look and what a great way to learn how the different woods are to work with. Very unique.

-- John @

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#4 posted 1666 days ago

Looks like you used up all that extra lumber you had lying around? Nice looking too ! It always amazes me that our members are so creative and inspiring. I’ve been adding projects to my to do list…and I hope I get to live long enough to make all of them!

-- Paul, Bristol,Rhode Island

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#5 posted 1665 days ago

I’d like to see the reinforcing inside the cabinet. Is that about an 80 gallon tank? Weighs about 640 lbs, over about, what, 10 sq. feet? Just sayin’...

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#6 posted 1665 days ago

Very pretty I like all the diff wood used
Check out my tank stand and hood

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#7 posted 1664 days ago

Wow thats some stand

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 1663 days ago

WOW, We’ve done some wild and crazy designs before but that is something I hadn’t thought of. I just might give it a shot.

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