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Old 08-25-2014, 04:20 PM   #21
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It's a 2" solid slab of mahogany so it really allows me some freedom with the frame. Everything is Dado'd, predrilled, glued and screwed. There is a 2' rip of plywood along the back as a rack along with some diagonal bracing inside

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That looks pretty sturdy

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Old 08-25-2014, 09:04 PM   #23
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I finished 2 1/2 of the leg supports. Im buying one 12 ft board at a time lol. I tried really hard to make this stand level but still ended up with the front and back having about 1/8 inch difference and the sides being about 1/16 inch off.

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Old 08-26-2014, 09:46 PM   #24
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It's a 2" solid slab of mahogany so it really allows me some freedom with the frame. Everything is Dado'd, predrilled, glued and screwed. There is a 2' rip of plywood along the back as a rack along with some diagonal bracing inside

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Would 1 2x10 in the middle on the front and back be enough support instead of 2 2x6s?

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Old 08-26-2014, 10:02 PM   #25
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Would 1 2x10 in the middle on the front and back be enough support instead of 2 2x6s?

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Yeh, should be ok, you'll be wayyyyyyy wayyyyyyy better off getting this thing dead nuts level. Trust me, a tweaked stand split a 40b like a pilsbury can. No biscuits though. It needs to be perfect. .

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Yeh, should be ok, you'll be wayyyyyyy wayyyyyyy better off getting this thing dead nuts level. Trust me, a tweaked stand split a 40b like a pilsbury can. No biscuits though. It needs to be perfect. .

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Yea I'm going to shim it once I'm done.

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Yeh, should be ok, you'll be wayyyyyyy wayyyyyyy better off getting this thing dead nuts level. Trust me, a tweaked stand split a 40b like a pilsbury can. No biscuits though. It needs to be perfect. .

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I'm trying to figure out a way to fit a 40b for a sump. Could I add 1 more 2x12 on each side for extra support and leave a 36" gap in the middle for the sump?

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Do you think this will hold?

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Looks good from my couch

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Looks good from my couch

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Is it necessary to wrap the stand in plywood to prevent racking?

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