music stand for daughter

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Project by knife posted 1298 days ago 1316 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter started cello lessons in school and wanted a music stand. She often looks at the projects with me and likes the one with more than one type of wood.We looked at several music stands that had been posted to get ideas, then came up with this design. It is padauk and maple. The finish is teak oil with paste wax on top. It has a pin to raise and lower the stand, and can adjust to angle ( thoughI wish it had more range now that it is done) The included joints are: butt, mortise and tenon, wedged mortise and tenon, dado, and lap.

-- Chad -- Buffalo, NY

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#1 posted 1298 days ago

Very nice Chad. Be very careful. I found that as soon as I made my son one thing for his music, he wanted more: no a bad thing but just saying. Gets to the point where my projects are put on hold. I too like the use of multiple woods. Thanks for sharing.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#2 posted 1298 days ago

That looks great! I love the contrasting woods…they go together nicely.

-- Tim from MA -- "Well done is better than well said." - Benjamin Franlin

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#3 posted 1298 days ago

Very nice.

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#4 posted 1298 days ago

Cool Stand.

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#5 posted 1296 days ago

Very nice work, love your color choices.

-- If you not making sawdust, your probably wasting your time. Kory

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