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Project by David posted 06-02-2010 04:08 AM 1450 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Haven’t posted a project in a while for some reason. This idea came about due to the purchase of a new center speaker which didn’t fit into my entertainment center. Instead of building a new entertainment center I decided to build this stand which also serves as a plant stand. My local lumber mill says the wood is Ullie??? – at least that’s what’s printed on my receipt. I’m not sure where its from…..The wood is a bit soft for my liking, but should serve its purpose well. All joints are M&T including my first wedged tenons with black walnut wedges. Its finished with 3 coats of Bulls Eye Shellac, 3 coats of tung oil mixture (1/3 pure tung oil, 1/3 poly and 1/3 thinner) followed by 2 coats of poly and lastly Miniwax paste wax.

Thanks for looking. All comments and feedback are much appreciated!

David

-- dcutter





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#1 posted 06-02-2010 04:16 AM

Cool design well done.

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#2 posted 06-02-2010 04:17 AM

Nice solid design, I like the curve you put into the legs, gives it that finished look.

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#3 posted 06-02-2010 04:37 AM

Now THAT is a first class speaker stand—- or plant stand—- or stand. Looks great!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 06-02-2010 08:16 AM

David: As sras said that is a real nice ….anything! Bench, Coffee Table, etc.

Nice Work! Thanks for Posting!

Rick

-- If there was any Logic in this world .... it would be Men riding Side Saddle, Not Women!

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#5 posted 06-02-2010 01:02 PM

looks good

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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#6 posted 06-02-2010 01:09 PM

I also like the curve you put on the legs, nice piece to show-off whatever you put on it.

-- Doug...

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#7 posted 06-02-2010 07:45 PM

Love the design but the center speaker should be directly above or below the screen. I know that it is not always practical to have the perfect setup but the center is probably the most important when it comes to placement. Just a thought but if you have no complaints then that’s great.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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