Adjustable Guitar STand

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Project by GnarlyErik posted 11-19-2017 11:29 PM 1458 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this guitar stand in honor of my granddaughter who becomes a teenager in a few days. (FINALLY, in her opinion!) Of all my grandchildren, this child seems the most passionate about learning to play the guitar, so I am doing all I can to encourage her.

The stand is made from walnut and cherry and has a hot water-bent base (a), which includes a hole for the guitar strap button. The pictures are self-explanatory I think. The neck bracket is height-adjustable about 4-12” to accommodate varying sizes of instruments. The neck bracket is held by two 5/16” SS hex-head bolts with the heads thinned down to about 3/32” thick for appearance, and with brass thumb nuts.

This took more time than I expected, but having another project going at the same time, I don’t know exactly how much time it actually took.

I hope she likes it!

(a): See my Bees Knees Wood Bender Thingy.

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#1 posted 11-20-2017 12:09 AM

Nice one Erik. I’m sure she will be thrilled.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#2 posted 11-20-2017 07:25 AM

As Paul posted a very nice stand, now about something else if you please, I am curious as to what sort of guitar you have sitting in the stand?

-- Regards Rob

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#3 posted 11-20-2017 02:29 PM

This is a nice design for an adjustable guitar stand. You did a beautiful job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 11-21-2017 03:41 AM

Thanks -

Robert, the guitar is a resonator guitar I built a while ago:

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