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Project by Hybridwoodwork posted 282 days ago 586 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this enclosure for the biggest fish tank I’ve ever seen. Had to be a couple of hundred gallons at 24×36x72. It reminded me of Ho Chi Minh’s glass casket! Cabinet is oak and oak plywood. The doors are actually bi-fold with a false stile between them. We had to allow access to all of the machinery and filters and pumps underneath. That took some head scratching but we got it done. The color match with the closet doors behind it looks pretty good if I must say so myself!

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.





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kocgolf

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#1 posted 281 days ago

Nice. I just finished a tank cabinet for a 65 gallon but I am hoping for something bigger someday. I am guessing that is a 300. Do you have any internal vertical supports that aren’t shown on the glue up? I was trying to determine how much support I would need to build for my future tank.

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becikeja

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#2 posted 281 days ago

Great tank.

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 281 days ago

Beautiful fish tank and stand/cupboard…nicely done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 281 days ago

This is very attractive. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Fishinbo

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#5 posted 278 days ago

That’s a lot of work but it came out really great looking and well made. Like the design and finish. Great job!

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