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Old 03-02-2013, 11:19 PM   #1
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Talking project 45g show tank stand

-found an old aquarium in my parents shed... I couldn't let it go to waste!

I needed a stand for it and guess what... i found some left over 1x4s and 2x4s so through this project together and built a pretty solid looking stand

x12 - 1x4s cut to 31"
x5 - 2x4s cut to 31"
X4 2x4s cut to 38"
x4 2x4s cut to 10"
x2 2x4s cut to 24 1/4"

after some tool time you will get a 31" tall stand that is 38" wide and 13 inches deep

What is left you ask?
- wood filler
- lots of sanding
- lots of staining
- some trim for the top to create a lip around the tank
- possibly some trim around the bottom for decoration

So what do you guys think?
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Old 03-02-2013, 11:21 PM   #2
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Looks great! Almost looks like you bought it! I think if you painted it, it would look even better
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Old 03-02-2013, 11:25 PM   #3
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Looks great! Almost looks like you bought it! I think if you painted it, it would look even better
thanks! I am either going to paint it black or stain it but we will see
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I think it would look good black! Or you could be original and do something less common like paint it white? I think that would look good to!
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Old 03-03-2013, 12:08 AM   #5
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white wouldn't work in my room but that would def mix it up
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:17 PM   #6
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just decided to go ahead and stain it to match other furniture and keep it looking like wood.
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Looks great!
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