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Old 05-30-2014, 01:20 PM   #1
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36 gallon bowfront stand.

I am going to build a stand for my tank but I'm not sure how to make the curve in the front. I have already built a stand for my 10 gallon, so I already know how to set it up.

Any help is very appreciated!
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Old 05-30-2014, 01:28 PM   #2
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You'll need to trace your tank onto a piece of cardboard. This will be your template.. transfer marks onto plywood to make your top and bottom. Are you going to make it an open stand or have a door?

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I'm thinking about having doors so it looks better, but I don't know if I can fit the extra wood into the budget.
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You can always add doors later, I'll be here

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Should I add a support in the middle that goes from front to back? It would just be for extra support.
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You should frame it as you would any stand, with a good solid 2x4 frame under top plywood and bottom, legs with Jacks. the radius plywood is just for show, the entire perimeter needs to be supported... draw up a set check of what your thinking and we can go over it if you'd like

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There's just a sketch. It would be 31 long 16 wide and 36 tall. I drew it with out doors for now. I can make another one if you want/need.
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He frame the plywood sits on should look something like this

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The bow is just the plywood?
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