custom hall tree stand

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Project by FredIV posted 11-22-2011 10:32 PM 2139 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this was one of my first pieces. i needed a hall tree stand to fit into a specificallly defined area. i needed it to be lower than a window, narrower than the wall and not too deep in order for it to fit into my entry foyer. it’s completely made of pine with pine T/G. the lid opens using a piano hinge.

i used a crackle coat medium to give it an aged look. this was a fun project. it was also very practical as it gets tons of use. Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 11-22-2011 10:46 PM

Awsome job! Did you make the T&G or did you buy the wood that way? I like the finish too! Thanks for posting.

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#2 posted 11-22-2011 11:52 PM

Hi Andy. For this project, I bought the T&G that way. The next hutch that I build will have custom made T&G. Thanks!

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#3 posted 11-22-2011 11:54 PM

Looks good Fred a great first project.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 11-23-2011 12:36 AM

Wow I REALLY like this, great color and artistic paint job. Thanks for sharing.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 09-11-2012 04:51 PM

I am working on a small hall tree for my 2 sons right now. Did you put any kind of feet on it or does the wood just sit on the ground?

-- Donald LeBlanc -

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#6 posted 09-13-2012 08:08 PM

Truckrun – there are no feet. the box just sits on the floor flat. i didn’t want to have to keep cleaning underneath the unit. :)

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