LumberJocks

Custom Aquarium Stand and Canopy

  • Advertise with us
Project by RichinsCarpentry posted 04-11-2010 11:50 PM 29851 views 20 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello, Every once in a while I build something that is really special. This is a 120g Aquarium Stand and Canopy that was comissioned by an awesome home owner. They have a amazeing entertainment center that they wanted to match and we took it on. It is clear alder with dentil mold, crown and a hand built upper molding. Mitered doors and a 3 stage finish that consists of 3 coats of dye, 2 coats of stain, glaze and then 3 coats of pre cat laquer. The depth of the finish is hard to express. Needless to say it turned out perfect to them and Im very happy with it.

-- See our blog at http://www.richinscarpentry.com





27 comments so far

View Routerisstillmyname's profile

Routerisstillmyname

763 posts in 4586 days


#1 posted 04-12-2010 12:11 AM

Awesome!

-- Router รจ ancora il mio nome.

View Chris Cunanan's profile

Chris Cunanan

339 posts in 4557 days


#2 posted 04-12-2010 12:17 AM

may i ask what something like that goes for? Excellent work! best aquarium i’ve ever seen! keep up the good work =]

View Jordan's profile

Jordan

1400 posts in 4201 days


#3 posted 04-12-2010 12:18 AM

There sure must love their fish! I’d be willing to buy some just to have such a special piece of furniture!

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

View woody57's profile

woody57

650 posts in 4504 days


#4 posted 04-12-2010 01:08 AM

fantastic!

-- Emmett, from Georgia

View THEGREATPUMPKIN's profile

THEGREATPUMPKIN

56 posts in 4184 days


#5 posted 04-12-2010 01:16 AM

That is beautiful, You should be proud of it. JIM

-- A day without sawdust is like a day without sunshine

View woodworm's profile

woodworm

14477 posts in 4667 days


#6 posted 04-12-2010 02:05 AM

Gorgeous! Splendidly done!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

View levan's profile

levan

472 posts in 4056 days


#7 posted 04-12-2010 02:26 AM

wow nice piece I’m sure there are lots of hours in it Well worth the time

-- "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

View bigike's profile

bigike

4057 posts in 4365 days


#8 posted 04-12-2010 02:31 AM

oh man i wish we could see it all set up, but just looking at the piece here i can see it looks great, and i think it’ll look great with the EC too. ;)

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://[email protected]

View swoper's profile

swoper

59 posts in 4301 days


#9 posted 04-12-2010 02:35 AM

real quality work, I would like to make something like that for my tank

-- Harry, Jackson Mi

View Maveric777's profile

Maveric777

2694 posts in 4153 days


#10 posted 04-12-2010 03:23 AM

Home Run! Now that is nice!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

View zlatanv's profile

zlatanv

691 posts in 4311 days


#11 posted 04-12-2010 04:40 AM

Wow, the finish and detail are awesome.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

View sras's profile

sras

6061 posts in 4206 days


#12 posted 04-12-2010 04:51 AM

Oustanding! I can see why you are pleased!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

View WistysWoodWorkingWonders's profile

WistysWoodWorkingWonders

12825 posts in 4233 days


#13 posted 04-12-2010 05:23 AM

Absolutely fantastic.. this is one heck of a fish tank cabinet.. love the dentil molding and trim work… looks great…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

View kolwdwrkr's profile

kolwdwrkr

2824 posts in 4667 days


#14 posted 04-12-2010 05:47 AM

Very cool. I would have liked to see a panel in the center of the top section, or something as I believe it looks to flat and plain, but other then that it looks great. Thanks for sharing

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

View degoose's profile

degoose

7281 posts in 4431 days


#15 posted 04-12-2010 11:45 AM

This makes the fishtank stand I am building at the moment look like rought bush carpentry.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @ lasercreationsbylarry.com.au

showing 1 through 15 of 27 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com