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Project by David McCoy posted 12-02-2007 04:59 PM 9294 views 32 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This my guitar stand I made from walnut. I start my design in the computer. I use AutoCad and I draw it in solid modeling mode. Once I have the design, I print it in 2D image at full scale. Then I spray the back of the print with an tempory adhesive and lay it on wood. I use the print to cut it with the bandsaw.

-- Dave McCoy





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Harold

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#1 posted 12-02-2007 05:17 PM

I like this design it reminds me of a musical note, I have to do a couple guitar stands, the problem I am having is he wants the stands to sit on either side of a rustic/abstract modern shelving unit that curves in on each side. So I admire your design, it may sound like a simple project, but the blending of function and beauty takes both inspiration and sweat

-- If knowledge is not shared, it is forgotten.

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mot

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#2 posted 12-02-2007 05:31 PM

I like the flow of it, for sure. Nice piece!

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

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Obi

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#3 posted 12-02-2007 05:35 PM

And all of a sudden I got an idea for a cane with a cup holder…

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#4 posted 12-02-2007 10:10 PM

Really nice work, I look forward to more!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Karson

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#5 posted 12-02-2007 10:23 PM

Great Stand. Don’t let Obi give you a hard time he builds great guitars.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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YorkshireStewart

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#6 posted 12-03-2007 12:52 AM

Certainly beats my tubular steel & plastic one by a million miles. Lovely.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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miles125

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#7 posted 12-03-2007 12:57 AM

Best looking guitar stand i’ve ever seen.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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Dan'um Style

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#8 posted 12-03-2007 12:59 AM

very creative design. bet it is saleable on ebay

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

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speakerscott

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#9 posted 12-03-2007 06:50 AM

Best looking guitar stand I’ve seen too! Much, much, nicer than those cheap metal ones with what looks like surgical tubing to protect your gear. This one probably shows up most guitars.

Hmmmm…you now have me pondering a version!

-- Scott, Austin-Texas...

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rikkor

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#10 posted 12-03-2007 01:57 PM

That’s just nice!

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gbvinc

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#11 posted 12-03-2007 04:02 PM

Nice stand, great lines!

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MarkWilk

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#12 posted 12-03-2007 09:40 PM

Really beautiful! I’m looking at my 4 guitars with manufactured stands. I’m just disgusted that I didn’t think to build some nice stands. Your’s is beautiful.

-- Mark, Florida, http://penturner.wordpress.com/

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#13 posted 12-06-2007 10:35 PM

A beautifully designed stand. I bet my Son would love one like this.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#14 posted 01-19-2009 08:20 PM

I’d love to build one for my daughter.

-- Carl

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Tim Pletcher

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#15 posted 01-10-2010 06:05 AM

very, very nice! are you selling these? also would you want to make a custom designed stand for a brand at my store?

-- http://plasticlumber.timpletcher.com/

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