alternative to a tripod guitar stand

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Project by mrtrim posted 11-05-2007 01:43 AM 2963 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

after tipping over a brand new guitar that was sitting on a tripod stand i was determined to find a way to hang them on the wall. after a few months of searching i only found the cheap surgical tubing thing you see in guitar stores . so i decided id have to make something and here they are

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#1 posted 11-05-2007 03:34 AM

That’s a good idea. Nice.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#2 posted 11-05-2007 04:08 AM

Good solution!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#3 posted 11-05-2007 05:15 AM

Nice work and great solution.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#4 posted 11-05-2007 05:45 AM

Great way to keep them safe and at the ready.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 11-05-2007 06:09 AM

It looks like you solved your problem and got an attractive way to display your guitars.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 11-05-2007 07:04 AM

I like your racks but I really like the guitars

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#7 posted 11-05-2007 02:51 PM

thx guys
karson hit an important note with at the ready i find i play a little more often since theyre not in the case under the bed ! and thos. i really love the guitars as well . thats why i made the racks hehe i used to sell these at guitar shows during the winter when construction was slow. i usually sold out in one day. if thers any pickers that would like the specs on these let me know and ill post them thx again

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#8 posted 11-05-2007 10:34 PM

I like that a lot mrtrim. Wall space is a great problem for us though! What you say about having the instrument to hand makes a massive difference. Just waiting for my wife when she says: “I’ll be ready in a minute” means I can pick up the guitar for a quick pluck!

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business.

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#9 posted 02-03-2008 04:25 AM

I need to make one of those. I don’t trip over my instruments but that looks pretty cool. I see you are displaying a rebel flag. Where are you from? I’m in Mobile Al.

-- Eric

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#10 posted 02-03-2008 04:27 AM

Never mind, I look at your home page on Lumber Jocks and saw where you are from. I’ve had too many drinks…

-- Eric

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#11 posted 02-03-2008 11:14 AM

Great way to display your instruments. At the ready is good for playing more often. At least for the northern folks remember the humidifiers. Use ‘em whenever you are in heating season.

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#12 posted 02-03-2008 02:21 PM

morninwood heres a view of the top . i cut it back on 10 degrees and line the neck rest with felt . the 10 degree back cut will make your instrument want to move toward the wall if bumped into . they will hold banjos , dobros , mandolins as well . they are not so good with guitars with the sharkfin headstocks . have fun !


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#13 posted 02-03-2008 02:24 PM

rikkor your right . ive used these from nashville , atlanta and here in fl. without humidity problem however way north where you have a long heating season you may want a humidifier

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#14 posted 01-02-2009 08:07 AM

I love the bumper sticker despite the spelling error ….
Thanks for the additional link to your hangers here . I was hoping to get some spec’s from you if possible for my son’s guitars . Thank you very much and have a great weekend .

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#15 posted 01-03-2009 03:00 PM

dang i didnt realise that was in there ! i should have cropped it out .lol i did a blog on these this morning .
if you have the wall space and want to make one mount that holds both guitars let me know , ill give you a dim. for the change


the blog is here

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