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55 gallon aquarium stand

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Project by Tyler Moseley posted 1260 days ago 6852 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple ply and trim Aquarium stand built in my tiny garage a few years ago. I found these nifty knobs at Lowes.

-- Measure Twice, cut two, three times, plane, join, sand, coat, sand, coat, sand, coat, buff, wax, polish, brag. It's a process.





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MasterSergeant

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#1 posted 1260 days ago

I need one of these, thanks for the inspiration.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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USMC6531

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#2 posted 1260 days ago

Looks great!

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#3 posted 1259 days ago

Very nice – the decorative pulls are a great touch!

-- - Cindy, texture freak -

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#4 posted 1259 days ago

Really nice, would be nice to have a picture with the fish inside.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#5 posted 1255 days ago

Miss my 55….. Nice job might have to get another one soon.

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

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#6 posted 1231 days ago

Looks great, can you tell me
What thickness ply you used? I am planning to build something similar.

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Tyler Moseley

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#7 posted 1231 days ago

3/4” cabinet grade ply that runs all the way from the floor to the inside edges of bottom of the aquarium with the trim around so none of the load goes onto any of the joints or on the trim, but instead straight down the length of the ply. 55 gallon aquarium weighs between 400-500 lbs depending on live rock and whatnot.

-- Measure Twice, cut two, three times, plane, join, sand, coat, sand, coat, sand, coat, buff, wax, polish, brag. It's a process.

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