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Old 01-14-2013, 03:02 PM   #1
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My DIY 125 stand

Took about 6hrs total and about 150$ more or less.

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Old 01-14-2013, 03:11 PM   #2
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Took about 6hrs total and about 150$ more or less.
That looks great. What type of wood and stain and dogs did you use. Lol.
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Old 01-14-2013, 03:24 PM   #3
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I'm not sure what color stained I used but it was just plain regular pine wood. it's my third stand I have built. Its rewarding building your own.

The dogs are funny dog on the left is Clifford he is a pit mix. And the dog or the right is Bear, he's a Shepard corgi. Lol
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I'm not sure what color stained I used but it was just plain regular pine wood. it's my third stand I have built. Its rewarding building your own.

The dogs are funny dog on the left is Clifford he is a pit mix. And the dog or the right is Bear, he's a Shepard corgi. Lol
Well it all looks really great. Good job!!!
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Nice job! Looks very professional.
The dogs are adorable too!
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Old 01-16-2013, 12:40 PM   #6
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Nice job! Looks very professional.
The dogs are adorable too!
Thank you
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Stand looks great!!!! Did you use 2x4 or 4x4 for the legs?
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I used 4x4.
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I used 4x4.
Do you have a picture of just the frame??
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The 4x4s aren't the support for the tank.

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