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Project by jkinoh posted 12-10-2016 11:08 PM 1944 views 6 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife occasionally asks me to make something to put a plant on. I was in a creative mood, I think, and decided to make another small stand that included a screw. This was sort of based on a piano chair. As you turn the top, the legs will expand out or collapse in. Table is about 2’ tall and 100% Maple.

-- Why buy it for $300 when you can make it for $500!!





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John

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#1 posted 12-10-2016 11:53 PM

Good job on the plant stand, great idea! Must fold up good for moving or storing.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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jkinoh

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#2 posted 12-11-2016 12:03 AM

It folds up nicely, but of course the only movement it gets is when someone wants to see how it works. Otherwise it holds a plant up!

-- Why buy it for $300 when you can make it for $500!!

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#3 posted 12-11-2016 12:50 AM

Nice design and good job,very cool.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 12-11-2016 03:09 AM

Very cool concept. I like it a lot.

—Madts.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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Lazyman

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#5 posted 12-11-2016 04:04 AM

That is a cleaver design.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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irtamos

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#6 posted 12-11-2016 12:14 PM

Well done!

-- irtamos, Belgium

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#7 posted 12-11-2016 06:29 PM

I like it as well. Are you making your own threaded components?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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jkinoh

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#8 posted 12-11-2016 06:42 PM

Yep.

-- Why buy it for $300 when you can make it for $500!!

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 12-11-2016 07:19 PM

This is a wonderful shop stool.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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taoist

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#10 posted 12-11-2016 09:01 PM

Bravo…Well done.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#11 posted 12-12-2016 12:14 AM

nice work, pretty cool concept with the moving parts!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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woodbutcherbynight

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#12 posted 12-12-2016 01:54 AM

Interesting design with moving the legs. How does the plant like it??? LOL

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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jkinoh

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#13 posted 12-14-2016 12:28 AM

The plant is happy as long as it’s by the window!

-- Why buy it for $300 when you can make it for $500!!

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SteveGaskins

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#14 posted 12-17-2016 01:22 AM

Great design. I would like to try this. Thanks for posting.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#15 posted 08-30-2017 11:12 PM

This is so cool! I know this project is almost a year old but I’d love to pick your brain about some of the details! Thanks for sharing. Hope you can respond.

-- God bless, Candy

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