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Old 05-28-2009, 12:18 AM   #1
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YES!! I'm so happy! (DIY stand?)

Well first off, I get to keep my 29G tank!
I'm ultra happy!

The only thing is I need to make a new stand.

I have seen plans and stuff for totally DIY stands.

I went to the home depot tonight and saw unfinished cabinets. One was only like 50 bucks (clearence) My question is: will it be pretty sturdy if I put MDF on the top? If not can I reinforce the corners maybe?

Its totally open underneath but there are doors and two drawers at the top.

Any ideas?
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29 gallons of water weighs about 250 lbs. your not going to have a huge problem with the stand not being strong enough. If you screw down a peice of MDF to the top that should be fine. I'd seal the MDF though, it swells once it gets too much exposure to moisture from the tank.
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'I'd seal the MDF though, it swells once it gets too much exposure to moisture from the tank.'

Great advice....
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Thanks I'll get to home depot this weekend and get deh stuff.
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