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Old 09-26-2013, 09:20 PM   #1
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Building a stand for my 10gallon

I have no experience in this. But I Think it's coming along pretty good. What do you guys think?
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Old 09-26-2013, 09:42 PM   #2
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I have no experience in this. But I Think it's coming along pretty good. What do you guys think?
Looks great! That should definetly hold 10 gallons
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:17 PM   #3
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Looks great! That should definetly hold 10 gallons
Thanks dude. Its still has a long way to go.
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Thanks dude. Its still has a long way to go.
Are you going to build doors and shelves?
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Are you going to build doors and shelves?
yup. That's the plan. I've to buy plywood and stuff. I'm gonna do that tomorrow.
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:22 PM   #6
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yup. That's the plan. I've to buy plywood and stuff. I'm gonna do that tomorrow.
Sweet keep us updated! Are you gonna build a matching canopy?
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yup. That's the plan. I've to buy plywood and stuff. I'm gonna do that tomorrow.
i will keep you updated. I'm not sure about the canopy. I just wanted a simple stand for now.
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i will keep you updated. I'm not sure about the canopy. I just wanted a simple stand for now.
Cool well Im looking forward to seeing the end result!
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:47 PM   #9
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That's more than enough to hold a 10g. To give you a reference, 3/4" ply on end will support a 65g tank. I would however make sure it's level to keep stress off the glass. Just in case.
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That looks really nice i wanna see how it comes out keep us updated
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Did some more today
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That looks great! One day I am going to do this.
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That looks great! One day I am going to do this.
it's fun. I'm really enjoying it.
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It's almost done.
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It's almost done.
Looks great! Do you intend to paint or stain it?
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Looks great! Do you intend to paint or stain it?
i think stain it.
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i think stain it.
Cool. It looks really really good
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Cool. It looks really really good
thanks.
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nice job i have built a couple of stands myself and you can not buy a real hardwood stand all the one they sell are made of press board.
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nice job i have built a couple of stands myself and you can not buy a real hardwood stand all the one they sell are made of press board.
i agree. And they aren't cheap either. This stand cost me around $80.
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