Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > General Aquarium Forums > DIY Projects
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 07-31-2011, 05:40 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
zparticle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Westminster, CO, USA
Posts: 1,235
Post Not quite so heavy duty tank cabinet build.

Well I became very bored so I decided to build a half size (and much lighter) version of the big heavy duty cabinet build I shared here before.

Pictures Are Here


Putting it all together first this time then I'll take it apart and sand/stain/poly coat everything.
__________________

__________________
Like I told my last wife, I says, "Honey, I never drive faster than I can see. Besides that, it's all in the reflexes."
zparticle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2011, 06:53 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
fouldsy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 158
Teeeheehee, MTS What be the plans for this one then ?
__________________

__________________
55g FW South American community tank
20g SW FOWLR tank
2.6g Fluval Spec III SW reef
fouldsy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2011, 08:13 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
zparticle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Westminster, CO, USA
Posts: 1,235
Well I don't know when I'll get a tank for this stand. But at least I'll have it ready when I get one.
__________________
Like I told my last wife, I says, "Honey, I never drive faster than I can see. Besides that, it's all in the reflexes."
zparticle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2011, 08:59 PM   #4
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
zparticle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Westminster, CO, USA
Posts: 1,235
Post

New pictures are up at the link in the first post.

Door panels cut, door trim cut, shelf cut from left overs, shelf support cut. Just need to put the doors together, put in the shelf support, get a piece for the top, sand, stain and poly coat the whole thing and I'm done.
__________________
Like I told my last wife, I says, "Honey, I never drive faster than I can see. Besides that, it's all in the reflexes."
zparticle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2011, 10:04 PM   #5
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
barterking85's Avatar

POTM Champion
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Canada, Nova Scotia
Posts: 2,532
Ok Here we go again ready to rock lol
__________________
My biggest worry is that when I'm dead my wife will sell my aquarium gear for what I "SAID" I paid for it.
Ryan
barterking85 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2011, 10:17 PM   #6
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
zparticle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Westminster, CO, USA
Posts: 1,235
Post

Doors are on and shelf is in. Just have to make the top and then do the finish.

New Pictures Are Up

Putting the doors together is always the hardest part it seems. These are good size, this is what I wanted door size wise on the big cabinet.
__________________
Like I told my last wife, I says, "Honey, I never drive faster than I can see. Besides that, it's all in the reflexes."
zparticle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2011, 11:17 PM   #7
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Alabama
Posts: 363
Looks very good!
__________________
e_murray is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2011, 12:07 AM   #8
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
zparticle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Westminster, CO, USA
Posts: 1,235
Post

Thanks, just put on a quick coat of stain, couple of new pictures are up.
__________________
Like I told my last wife, I says, "Honey, I never drive faster than I can see. Besides that, it's all in the reflexes."
zparticle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2011, 12:20 AM   #9
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
barterking85's Avatar

POTM Champion
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Canada, Nova Scotia
Posts: 2,532
Holy cow man your flying how long you been at this one?
__________________
My biggest worry is that when I'm dead my wife will sell my aquarium gear for what I "SAID" I paid for it.
Ryan
barterking85 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2011, 12:22 AM   #10
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
zparticle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Westminster, CO, USA
Posts: 1,235
Started it yesterday, using these lighter materials is making it go very fast. Plus having the experience from the other one has made me much more confident so I can move faster.
__________________

__________________
Like I told my last wife, I says, "Honey, I never drive faster than I can see. Besides that, it's all in the reflexes."
zparticle is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
build, cabinet, tan, tank, tank cabinet

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
First SW tank - my 20g build fouldsy Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 30 08-08-2011 07:46 PM
Advice on newish (and first) tropical/fresh 10 gallon... FoxGlove Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 2 07-25-2011 01:22 PM
Heavy duty tank cabinet build. zparticle DIY Projects 101 07-12-2011 09:03 PM
Redoing my whole tank, kinda a build thread rich6459 Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 9 07-09-2011 05:12 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:29 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.