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Making Music (well a stand at least) - Project #4

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Project by FritzM posted 01-09-2008 06:12 PM 1736 views 12 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The inspiration for this project came from the July 2007 issue of American Woodworker. I loved the form of the three legged slat top music stand but I wasn’t quite ready to take on the steam bending process. I modified the design to allow use of simple joinery and straight milled lumber. In addition to a music stand I also needed a guitar stand so I simply added two wood dowels that I dipped in tool handle plastic to add some cushion. The wood is urban harvest Claro Walnut and the finish is 3 coats of Watco wet sanded per Ray Lancon’s instructions (here).

-- Fritz Oakland, Ca http://www.muegenburg.com (dedicated to my other hobby)





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 01-09-2008 06:20 PM

Very sweet!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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TreeBones

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#2 posted 01-09-2008 06:50 PM

Nice, great adaptation for your needs and Walnut is my favorite.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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GaryK

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#3 posted 01-09-2008 06:51 PM

Very nice combination. Great job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Russel

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#4 posted 01-09-2008 06:53 PM

Very cool. I like what you did with the legs, I think it fits with the overall design quite nicely.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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Bill

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#5 posted 01-09-2008 08:36 PM

Nice looking stand. I need to make one of those as well.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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#6 posted 01-09-2008 08:52 PM

That came off well. I like the combo aspect. Good job.

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#7 posted 01-09-2008 11:15 PM

very musical
lovely

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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gizmodyne

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#8 posted 01-10-2008 02:11 AM

Very nice. I want too make a guitar stand someday.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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FritzM

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#9 posted 01-11-2008 03:32 AM

Thanks! It was a fun and super easy project and I love seeing it as i walk past my guitar making promises of practicing tomorrow!

-- Fritz Oakland, Ca http://www.muegenburg.com (dedicated to my other hobby)

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Blake

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#10 posted 01-11-2008 07:10 AM

Again, another well-designed and executed piece from you. Very cool.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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#11 posted 01-11-2008 08:04 AM

What a great idea. And nicely executed.

-- where's my pillow?

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#12 posted 01-12-2008 03:27 AM

looks great!! I love the curves…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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mot

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#13 posted 01-12-2008 12:35 PM

Neat idea.

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

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Millo

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#14 posted 09-06-2010 06:06 AM

Great project. Look how well that Dr. Beat sits on that shelf.

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Canadian Woodworks

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#15 posted 09-24-2010 05:56 AM

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/26325

Nice stand, my first project posted on here is the same stand but using the steam bending technique check it out if you’d like
Steam bent music stand

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables http://www.canadianwoodworks.com

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