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Shaker Style Plant Stand

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Project by DohBoy posted 01-12-2014 05:47 AM 1960 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I watched Norm make one of these years ago and decided to make one for myself for my office. Office converted to a cube when my company moved so the plant stand came home. My new house screams for two of these to keep people from walking on the wooden grate over the air return. Plus the plant needs to be split and repotted. Plus the pair, with the cascading succulents (when they are divided and healthy again) will look pretty cool there.

Biscuited the legs to the rails and pocket screwed the top down. Relieved the holes for the screws a bit for motion.

I modified his design by only bringing the taper halfway up the leg… just made things a bit easier. I go back and forth on whether I think the taper and the angle are optimized. I will be building two more of these with shelves halfway down for speaker/art stands.

I think I made at least four of these for relatives over the years. All were appreciative.

-- I am an anal-retentive procrastinator. Is it a wonder my projects never get done?





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#1 posted 01-12-2014 12:41 PM

very nice – I like ‘em

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 01-12-2014 04:29 PM

A very simple and useful item with a pleasing form…. Good job!
C

-- Carl, Iowa

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#3 posted 01-12-2014 04:30 PM

This is a nice clean shaker piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#4 posted 01-12-2014 06:02 PM

very nice looking stands.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 01-16-2014 04:33 PM

They look elegant especially with the plants in place. Great design and execution. Well done!

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