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Project by Skylark53 posted 1488 days ago 2264 views 8 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The music stand is for my church music director to use when directing the sanctuary choir. The oak and the fluted stand are taken from the architecture and design of the sanctuary. The mechanics of the stand are my interpretation of what I garnered from seeing what other LJs have done with similar projects. Many thanks to you all for your generous sharing attitudes and actions.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16





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sandt38

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#1 posted 1488 days ago

Really neat, now I have a new project to get to. My friend is building my son a flat top fiddle or a classical violin, depending on how the violin goes together as this is his first attempt at that, as my son plays viola. So it sure would be cool for him to have a custom stand to go with his custom instrument.

That stand sure looks beautiful.

BTW, could you share a closeup of, or explain how, you made the pivot for the sheet music holder? Thanks in advance.

-- 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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lobro4

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#2 posted 1488 days ago

Beautifully done. Mechanically pleasing. Now going to church will remind you of what a great woodworker you are!

-- Rock Chalk Jayhawk Go KU!!

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1488 days ago

Beautiful music stand.

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schloemoe

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#4 posted 1488 days ago

nice music stand A-MEN!!!!!!!!

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com

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webwood

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#5 posted 1488 days ago

well done – this is a great project with a lot of variables , i changed the mechanics on my son’s 4 or 5 times during the build – really enjoyed it

-- -erik & christy-

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woody57

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#6 posted 1488 days ago

really nice

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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#7 posted 1488 days ago

Great music stand. The fluting really stands out and the top portion where the music rests looks terrific.
Good job!

Jim

-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".

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#8 posted 1487 days ago

looking good man

Dennis

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RallyRick

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#9 posted 1486 days ago

Nice stand, man. Did it take 1,000 hrs like mine did!?lol

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Skylark53

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#10 posted 1486 days ago

Thanks, I had a great time building it. Erik, not only did the mechanics give me a fit, I adjusted and finetuned, even abandoned some ideas to get to the end. As for the number of hours, less than a thousand on the actual finished project, but if you count in the peices and parts I set aside…....

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Loucarb

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#11 posted 1485 days ago

Beautiful stand & fantastic craftsmanship. Well done.

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douglbe

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#12 posted 1484 days ago

Stunning! Nice design and craftsmanship. This is something your music director will certainly cherish.

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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ND2ELK

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#13 posted 1481 days ago

This is a very nicely designed music stand. It looks like it is will made. You did a great job building it. I would have made it all out of stained wood. I think the white takes away from the rest of the stand. LOL Thats just me. I am sure everybody loved it and that is all that matters.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Dan'um Style

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#14 posted 1233 days ago

very nice piece … I’m sure it is appreciated

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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josh

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#15 posted 481 days ago

Rick, this is great. You did an awesome job. Very clean looking.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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