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Old 01-17-2006, 02:10 PM   #1
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My Birthday/Mothers Day/Christmas Present

Here is my new 90 gallon tank. My husband built the teak cabinet!
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Old 01-17-2006, 02:14 PM   #2
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Sorry, I'm new to posting pictures. I didn't mean to post the same picture three times.
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Old 01-17-2006, 02:15 PM   #3
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Very fine work on that cabinet! He is an excellent craftsman, as I am sure you know. Congratulations -
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That is fabulous. Your husband does fabulous work.
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Wow, congratulations on your present! Looks fantastic, I'm sure you'll be able to keep many happy fish in there
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Old 01-17-2006, 03:41 PM   #7
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Thanks. I am having a blast. Some of the fish were moved from a 10 gallon tank and were playing like crazy when I first moved them over.

The tank took weeks of planning and months to build. I was going nuts waiting for it to be done but now I know, it was worth the wait.
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Old 01-17-2006, 03:51 PM   #8
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Sweet, very nice looking present.

(I have some leftover lumber, if your husband can find I-80 or I-84 West, to I-95 North...)
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Old 01-18-2006, 11:34 AM   #9
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Outstanding workmanship. Dovetailed joints, full-extension hidden slides, European-style hidden hinges, Book matched teak... Top line materials. You would have to pay at LEAST $1500-$2000 for a manufactured cabinet of that quality. I like to pretend I can work with wood, but pieces like that remind me just how poor I am at it.

Congrats on the great gift and great husband.
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ditto to everyone's praise. it's absolutely beautiful! and so professional looking. i am green! one of the nicest stands i've ever seen! oh yeah--and the tank looks good too do you have fish in there--or are you still cycling? just wait until it grows in--it will be STUNNING!
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