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Old 01-29-2005, 05:21 PM   #1
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DIY Metal Halide canopy pics

Here is a diagram of my plans for my canopy. I am using 3/4" plywood with the inside painted with a flat acrylic latex outdoor paint and the outside stained. The entire canopy will be coated with 1-2 layers of varathane to protcet from moisture. If you have any questions or recomendations please let me know

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Old 01-31-2005, 12:44 PM   #2
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Old 01-31-2005, 12:52 PM   #3
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Looks beautiful and even has enough room to add moonlights eventually if you want them. We built ours similar to that but I wish we had done the doors in front like yours. Great work and good luck.
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Did you think about making the whole front as a slide out with just the botom trim as a support. It makes it easyer to work inside the tank.
Anyway it looks good.
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I think I am going to start building it this week so I will keep everyone up to date with pictures.
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Old 02-04-2005, 06:19 PM   #6
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Here is some in progress pics on the canopy that Gooyferret and I have been working on. We still have to stain, paint the inside white, put the doors on, and varnich the entire thing. Please give us some input.
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Looking good!
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Very Nice!!! Could we get a material list??
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Verry nice. That's gonna look great!
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