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Another stand for my mom

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Project by BenI posted 439 days ago 623 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My mom had some knick knacks and didn’t have anywhere to put them so she asked me to make a stand for her. I came up with this design, with some input from her and it turned out nicely. I used red oak and birch dowels for attaching the bottom shelf and to add some contrast (as shown in third picture). I also routed an ogee profile around the top and rounded over the outside edges of the legs to soften it up and look more decorative. 2 coats red oak stain and 3 coats of wipe-on poly.

Thanks for taking a look!

-- Ben from IL





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 439 days ago

Nice looking stand Ben, I’m sure mom will love it. Unique way of attaching the bottom shelf.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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sras

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#2 posted 439 days ago

Looks good!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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BenI

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#3 posted 439 days ago

Thanks guys!

The thought just came to me to build it that way and I knew it wouldn’t be holding a lot of weight so it wouldn’t be a problem.

-- Ben from IL

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#4 posted 438 days ago

very nice,love the legs.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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BenI

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#5 posted 436 days ago

Thanks white, wanted to make the legs different than my other stands so I went with curved ones to change things up.

-- Ben from IL

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