craftsman style music stand

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Project by mjon posted 02-26-2010 08:21 AM 4353 views 12 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this music stand was made out of claro walnut and is adjustable both up and down and back and forth the height is ajustable with a spring loaded pin and the knobs a through bolted with hand turned knobs with threaded inserts on both sides, it is finished with linseed oil and beeswax about six coats it took a good part of a week to make and fuss over design i have had a lot of good responses from all the visitors in my shop this week so ill will be refineing this design on the next few i make

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#1 posted 02-26-2010 08:43 AM

Very nice. I’ve been wanting to make one. Thanks for posting this.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#3 posted 02-26-2010 02:05 PM

Very nice work. A friend told me we need a nice old-style wooden music stand to put next to the piano in the house. I’ll have to look into this – way down the road. My wife has too many other projects in mind first. Keep up the great work. The details are super nice.

-- Jsquared, Texas

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#4 posted 02-26-2010 02:45 PM

Very nice. A music stand is on my to-do list so I am always interested in how other people design them. I’m particularly interested in the height and tilt adjustments. This post gave me some ideas. Thank you for posting.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#5 posted 02-26-2010 03:01 PM

My daughter plays the clarinet and has been asking me to build her one. This has given me inspiration. Thanks!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#6 posted 02-26-2010 04:54 PM

Nice job on that. That should bring many years of good use.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#7 posted 02-26-2010 09:05 PM

i’ve been making one for quite some time and the mechanical aspects have changed several times from my original plans – i’m getting close now – very cool project , nice build

-- -erik & christy-

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#8 posted 02-27-2010 03:56 AM

Just add sheet music and play. Great job.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#9 posted 02-27-2010 06:32 AM

This is on my “to do” list. Your design is different from what I had in mind, I like a couple aspects much much better than others I’ve seen. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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