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music stand for my son

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Project by webwood posted 03-30-2010 07:34 PM 2368 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hello ljs – been messing with this for awhile – my oldest son made a national drum corp this year (trumpet) so i thought this was in order. he also has a hard rock band (a city divided) lead guitar – the project is made from curly maple , hard maple , and padauk. the mechanics were changed several times during the build. the idea of the t track in the post for the height adjustment was taken from bfd’s project ,http://lumberjocks.com/projects/24944 , and works great – thanks brian . the finish is linseed for now . really enjoyed making this and learned alot , made many mistakes, but it turned out ok. face is 12 1/2” X 22” . tube is 31” , if you want further dimensions send us a note – have a great day – as an entry in the summer fluidity contest i want to descibe how we used the curls of the maple to resemble the radience of the sun – the waves of heat (radiation) that enable life on our planet

-- -erik & christy-





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Dennisgrosen

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#1 posted 03-30-2010 07:57 PM

looks great
and I like that sun
even thow it´s
looking a little
angry
great job DAD!

Dennis

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BritBoxmaker

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#2 posted 03-30-2010 08:38 PM

Brilliant pattern, love the ripple on the maple, great job

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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degoose

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#3 posted 03-30-2010 10:56 PM

Overall a very nice project.. should be passed down the years and not thrown out like a lot of the cheap store bought things available..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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lclashley

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#4 posted 03-30-2010 11:41 PM

very cool stand!

What corps is your son going to march? I marched in the summer of 2001.

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webwood

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#5 posted 03-30-2010 11:51 PM

lclashley – He is marching with Teal Sound, going to be traveling all over the us this summer – he is very excited.

-- -erik & christy-

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remy97

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#6 posted 03-31-2010 12:00 AM

the sun! it looks great!

-- ---ray suppan--- anger + woodworking = -finger AHHHHHHHH!!!!

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webwood

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#7 posted 03-31-2010 02:39 AM

the sun actually was a medallion purchased to put in my sisters coffin – it has since been tatooed on my back and graced my sons stand

-- -erik & christy-

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 03-31-2010 02:49 AM

A wonderful stand with outstanding woods.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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FloridaArt

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#9 posted 04-03-2010 02:37 PM

Wow! This looks great, but goes way beyond the looks. You obviously gave much thought and attention to the mechanical aspects of this music stand. What a beautiful piece.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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Junji

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#10 posted 06-03-2010 04:50 PM

Amazing work!!! Just a great one!
Hard maple makes this music stand so gorgeous! I like the “SUN” design.

-- Junji Sugita from Japan, http://tetra.blog12.fc2.com/

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sandt38

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#11 posted 06-15-2010 06:08 PM

I am glad you posted in the other music stand project, it gave me cause to view your projects. The closeups on this gave me some great ideas for a stand for my son, thanks for those.

I love the detail work too. The contrasting dovetails are stunning, as is the inlay. Beautiful project. Thanks for sharing.

-- Got Wood? --- Somewhere along the way the people in Washington forgot that they are there to represent the people, not to rule them.

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learnin2do

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#12 posted 08-11-2010 01:05 AM

It is beautiful! Now you should make him a guitar -if you have not already!

-- christine

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