Guitar stand

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Project by Mikesawdust posted 05-31-2013 07:16 PM 1763 views 15 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was just a project that I saw someone else doing and decided to try making a design of my own. I had a piece of wood that I had been looking at for about a year and it was the right size for this. I added a little purple heart for the lower rest and finished with dutch oil.

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#1 posted 05-31-2013 08:39 PM

Looks great. A lot better than the metal ones you buy at the music store. Nice grain patterns in the wood

-- With more power you can make toothpicks faster

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#2 posted 05-31-2013 08:41 PM

Nice Mike. What type of wood?

Also, how’s the shop? Give my regards to everybody!

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#3 posted 05-31-2013 09:01 PM

Thanks Zelbar, I just wanted to do a fun quick project that I could get a little creative on the shaping.I only had one piece and it wasn’t wide enough to take the full curve so I cut the middle then used the cutout to widen the peice by joining it back. Since I flipped it on the joints the pattern really ended pretty seamless. Snakeye, good to hear from you. The shop is going well, we have a few new woodworkers and a few of the old ones still around so it gets busy once in a while but not too bad. I think the wood was called parrot wood, I honestly have had it too long to remember, but it has a lot of colors running through.

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#4 posted 06-01-2013 03:51 AM

Really cool piece, I should make something like this for the wife.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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#5 posted 06-01-2013 01:22 PM

What ever the wood it is beautiful and the design rocks! I like how the stand can be assembled. Give one to someone that plays out and I bet you’ll be making more. Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#6 posted 06-04-2013 04:13 AM

Now that’s cool! Unique and I like it.

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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#7 posted 06-04-2013 03:31 PM

Beautiful and unique stand! Like the curved design, beautiful wood used and the purple heart adds a nice touch. Guitar players will love it.

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#8 posted 06-04-2013 03:35 PM

Oh!... You said guitar stand.

My bad. :-)

Really nice piece!

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