Music Stand Project

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Blog series by WTTN16 updated 07-26-2012 02:06 PM 3 parts 4838 reads 4 comments total

Part 1: Planning

12-22-2011 05:54 AM by WTTN16 | 1 comment »

I have a high school fine arts and academic competition coming up this spring and I decided to build a music stand and enter it into the woodworking category. Right now I am in the planning stage. I want to use a similar design to the Graham Nash music stand made by Blake( . I am considering using walnut veneer for the panels and hard maple for the frame around it. I have been working on it with SketchUp. I am hoping to create a stand that is height-adjustable but...

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Part 2: Building & Finishing

07-25-2012 06:40 PM by WTTN16 | 1 comment »

I ended up changing a bunch of things in the design and it turned out pretty well. The project is entirely maple with two small pieces of wenge to cover up screw holes and end grain. I used chest lid hardware to adjust the angle of the top. It turned out pretty well. I finished it with 1 coat of Bullseye Sealcoat and then two coats of Minwax Paste Finishing Wax. It won the state competition and took it to the national competition but didnt place. I was pretty happy with it.

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Part 3: Pictures

07-26-2012 02:06 PM by WTTN16 | 2 comments »

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