Fishtank II

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Project by Rogue posted 1382 days ago 1521 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sometimes you just have to flex your woodworking muscles. The funny thing is that my freinds and family told me I was dumb for wanting to pick this log up because it was only about 4’ long. “You’re not going to be able to make anything out of that”. Oh ya!! And yes the curved front was a blast to make.

-- Rogue

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#1 posted 1382 days ago

No better motivator than someone telling you it can’t be done! I am impressed that you started with a log – turned out great!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 1382 days ago


-- Now, where did I put those bandaids?

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#3 posted 1382 days ago

How big is that beautiful tank?

-- Dreamers are becoming an endangered species.

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#4 posted 1382 days ago

Love that story, I hate wehn somone says you can do that. I’m like really? What a great project, this is one of the best fish tank stands I have looked at! Well done fellow LJ!

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

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#5 posted 1382 days ago

Good looking unit. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 1382 days ago

The tank is a 75 gallon I think. There are four 2 1/2” posts in the corners for support. The old fishtank light is plugged in to a socket on the stand and theres a switch on the top to run the light

-- Rogue

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#7 posted 1380 days ago

You sure showed em! With massive style, no less.
People gonna look at the woodwork now more than the fishes.

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#8 posted 1346 days ago

Very beautiful all your work in wood its great and intelligent I look in your projects and I love your router turning table. if its ok for you , I put you in my friends. thank’s for share your projects. sorry for my english am french.

-- French guys in Magog Quebec

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#9 posted 1259 days ago

You didn’t mention what type of wood it’s made of. Birch? Soft maple?

I have a 155 gal. bow front stand I just started. It’s made out of Maple plywood, wrapped in cherry raised door panels. This will be my first attempt at an arched front door.

Did you design it so it slides in from the back? Are the corner pieces removable?

Very nice aquarium “stand”. More like a piece of art.

-- mark

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