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Old 03-08-2004, 05:01 PM   #1
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DIY Bowfront Stand

I saw some posts in the forum about DIY bowfront hoods (very useful, BTW), but I didn't see any for stands. Any advice or experience in making bowfront stands?

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Well, I made the last bow hood posted on here I think. I would probably start the same way. Trace the bow of the tank on a piece of ply to make a jig/template. I would cut the top and bottom then build the frame to support the weight and then finish it with a nice ply skin.

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I understand the basics, of course, so maybe I just need to simplify the question. If I have a plywood base to match the tank, the support thereof could be the traditional "rectangular" base because of weight distribution and the bowed part would be fine?
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Yeah, the OEM stands are much that way with one addtional vertical support centered in from of the "bow" usuallt the divider for the doors.
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