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Monitor Stand (for computer)

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Project by MoshupTrail posted 04-02-2012 12:30 AM 2472 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Decided to make this for friend on Friday. Found some leftover bits of 1” thick poplar and a small square of plywood with 2 good sides. Knocked out the frame on Saturday, finished it on Sunday. Basically it’s made from scraps. I used simple pocket hole joinery for speed. One coat of non-wax shellac, a light, fine sanding, and a coat of spray lacquer.

-- Some problems are best solved with an optimistic approach. Optimism shines a light on alternatives that are otherwise not visible.





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FirehouseWoodworking

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#1 posted 04-02-2012 12:43 AM

Nicely done. Simple and elegant! Well done.

Cheers!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 04-02-2012 01:26 AM

Very COOL and useful!

Great job!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#3 posted 04-02-2012 01:48 AM

That’s a cool design, came out really nice.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 04-02-2012 02:34 AM

Nice design, I like the gloss black finish.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Eric in central Florida

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#5 posted 04-02-2012 03:16 AM

Simple & effective takes the cake every time.
Nice job.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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MT_Stringer

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#6 posted 11-07-2014 08:53 PM

I just found this projects during a search for monitor stands. I need to make something so my laptop will fit under the monitor. The problem is all connecting cables plug in on the sides of the laptop; none in back. The open concept should work for me.

Thanks for sharing.
Mike

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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MoshupTrail

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#7 posted 11-07-2014 11:12 PM

You’re welcome, Mike. I made this 2 years ago, and I still have it, but not the computer.

-- Some problems are best solved with an optimistic approach. Optimism shines a light on alternatives that are otherwise not visible.

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