A Stand for a Pair of Recorders

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Project by Dave Rutan posted 10-15-2015 01:13 AM 1143 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

[Legebla ankaĆ­ en Esperanto]

My wife asked if I could make a stand for a pair of recorders that she uses at school. She sent me a picture of what she was talking about and I took that under advisement. Then I went and made my seat of the pants design.

I took a piece of scrap poplar, part of a drawer front I had at some time planed to about 1/2 inch thick and drew an oval on it using a laundry detergent bottle as a curve guide. Then I drew a random angle through the center and marked about 2-1/2 inches from the edge to locate the pegs.

I cut the oval on the band saw and sanded to the line on my belt sander. Then I put a half round in the edge with the router table. I then used the drill press to drill the holes, but not going all the way through. 1/4 inch dowels, about 2 inches long fit into the holes.

Everything got sanded and glued together. A few coats of spray lacquer finished it up.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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#1 posted 10-15-2015 02:16 AM

Nice job Dave. My wife asked me to build a couple stands for a clarinet and a flute, so i’ll add that to my to-do list.

-- Patrick Parson Workshop

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#2 posted 10-15-2015 03:46 AM

That’s why our woodworker’s wifes are ’’happy’’ when we spend lot of time in a workshop.Good idea, nice and practical.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 10-15-2015 05:29 AM

Nice job, Dave. A place for everything and … you know the rest

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 10-15-2015 04:41 PM

Nice job Dave. My wife asked me to build a couple stands for a clarinet and a flute, so i ll add that to my to-do list.

- ppworkshop

I still owe my wife a few bongo cajones and slit drums, plus more tone blocks!

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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