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Project by WoodenSoldier posted 02-14-2014 03:16 AM 1954 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a guitar stand I made for a friend who’s apartment was really empty looking the last time I visited him except for his stratocaster guitar in the corner. I thought he could use a nice stand to display it so I built this.

I borrowed his guitar to make a pattern first then did some prototypes in plywood before deciding on the final shape and angles. It’s made from walnut and some curly maple I found at Home Depot (I always check to see if their maple has any hidden gems). The base is cut at a very slight angle so that the walnut branches angle inward.
It’s finished with danish oil and 6 coats of wipe on poly. I wish I hadn’t put the danish oil on the maple though because it’s not as attractive with the brownish tint.

Anyway, it was fun and somewhat original I thought. Enjoy.

-- Create something everyday.





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deltawing

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#1 posted 02-14-2014 03:41 AM

Interesting design > nice gesture from a friend

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#2 posted 02-14-2014 05:27 AM

Beautiful stand!

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#3 posted 02-14-2014 12:16 PM

Nice work. Great way to show off his Strat!

-- Grace & peace, Chris+

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#4 posted 02-14-2014 12:52 PM

Nice Work! He should enjoy that.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#5 posted 02-14-2014 02:00 PM

very unique design, it turned out beautiful, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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#6 posted 02-14-2014 06:37 PM

Very nice. Your friend should really appreciate this beautiful gift. I wish that the HD in my area carried Walnut and Maple. They only carry Red Oak and Poplar (for hardwoods).

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#7 posted 02-14-2014 09:32 PM

Very nice…. and looks totally original.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#8 posted 02-16-2014 12:51 PM

I like it

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