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Project by Veto posted 08-02-2017 11:46 PM 485 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today I completed this table / guitar display stand. This piece was commissioned by a friend of mine who is a luthier and owns a guitar shop. The guitar was signed by all the guests at his wedding. The lip on the top gives him the option of having an acrylic cover built to fit around it and cover the whole guitar. The woods are spalted maple and walnut. The apron is joined to the legs with mortise and tenon construction. The finish is tung oil and wax. I’ve had the shape of the legs in my mind for a while but this is the first project I’ve been able to use it on. It was a fun project and a nice break from my more untraditional builds.





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observer100

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#1 posted 08-03-2017 12:53 AM

Very, very nice! I like everything about it.

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tcarswell

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#2 posted 08-03-2017 08:46 AM

Same here. The design wood choice the construction and finish Is firing on all cylinders. This is a 10 out of 10 project. Thanks for sharing .

-- Nothing worth doing is easy ! (or simple)

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#3 posted 08-03-2017 09:35 AM

Amazing work. A real beauty.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Scott Oldre

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#4 posted 08-03-2017 10:59 AM

beautiful piece. I like the flow of the legs and the table grain pattern. Very nice.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#5 posted 08-03-2017 05:54 PM

Looks great and that’s a great idea having all them sign a guitar

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 08-03-2017 06:46 PM

This is a beautiful table and it’s a great place for that lovely guitar

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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#7 posted 08-04-2017 11:48 PM

I have some narrow veneer that has had me stumped, your use of the figured wood in the aprons is really neat.
The legs are great, but beyond my talent.
Steve.

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