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Project by George Coles posted 400 days ago 598 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Stand for Antique Statues
We were asked by one of our good customers to make something so that they could display their antique statues and this is what we came up with for them. Each piece has its own section and is held in place by Velcro. This allows them to be easily removed for dusting etc. while still being held in place to prevent them from accidentally falling. Each box has dovetail joinery for long life. The timber is Giho “not sure of the spelling” and the back board is Narra ply with a Narra molding . The last photo shows how they were nailed and or wired to a piece of plywood.

-- George Coles, Antipolo, Philippines





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 399 days ago

Very nice, but could you clarify whether the statues are held to the back board with nail or wire, and just the individual section is held in place with Velcro; or, whether the whole section, including the statue is held in place with Velcro? Sorry to be so dense.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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DocSavage45

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#2 posted 399 days ago

Nice Piece!

What is the depth of the shelving?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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waho6o9

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#3 posted 399 days ago

You’re making the Angels smile with your fine work George.

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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 399 days ago

beautiful work George.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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George Coles

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#5 posted 399 days ago

Hi. The sections are held to the back board by screws. The statues are held in the section by velcro. This will help to prevent falling out if accident or earthquake etc. There are no nails or wire used in this new construction. The depth of sections is 90 mm.

-- George Coles, Antipolo, Philippines

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DocSavage45

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#6 posted 399 days ago

thank you!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 396 days ago

Beautiful stand! Great idea on the velcro. Like the dovetails, it will surely last as long as those antique statues. Well done!

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