small plant stand

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Project by donjoe posted 03-06-2010 11:12 PM 1769 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi, I tried to make a plant stand. Made from pine 1X’s. The legs are 1X2’s glued up and carved out on the bandsaw. Top is a piece of popular 11”X12” with cherry veneer added. Stained with dark walnut. Held together with pocket hole screws and glue. I don’t have the Kreg system yet so I do my pocket holes on a homemade jig. Table stands 18 1/2” high. Thanks for looking, c and c’s welcome.


-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#1 posted 03-06-2010 11:47 PM

Solid looking! How did you do the carving? Cool plant stand….

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

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#2 posted 03-06-2010 11:48 PM

Also, a great job of veneering and finishing too.

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

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#3 posted 03-06-2010 11:55 PM

Hi Jack, I did not do any carving. What you see is wood appliques I added.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#4 posted 03-07-2010 02:38 AM

looks really nice.

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#5 posted 03-07-2010 07:13 AM

I like the stained leg assembly but not really keen on the cherry.. maybe just the angle of the pics but it looks off.
Just MHO… but the base looks old and top looks like it was added afterwards… some time after…a bit newer looking…

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Thos. Angle

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#6 posted 03-07-2010 03:07 PM

This piece looks almost Jacobean in the massive looking base. I also agree the top seems a little bright for the rest of the piece. However I applaud your ingenuity and efforts. Hurry, do some more.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#7 posted 03-07-2010 03:21 PM

Thos & Larry – I see what they mean. The top is too slick for the rest – sort of a different theme. However it’s an amazing plant stand.

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#8 posted 03-08-2010 12:40 AM

Put some plant pots on it. It won’t stay shiny for long…

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

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Monty Queen

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#9 posted 03-08-2010 04:55 AM

Awesome job on that plant stand.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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