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Project by icemanhank posted 05-15-2019 06:40 AM 659 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend who has seen the stands I have been making asked me to make him a triple stand; one each for trumpet, piccolo trumpet and flugal horn.

They are in Birch ply, one piece of Australian hardwood and a piece of Purple Heart strategically placed.

The stand is an old street sign I had lying around which has been bent to 3 identical shapes, the turned pieces having a piece of threaded rod glued into the base then holding everything together with wing nuts.

-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia





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Ivan

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#1 posted 05-15-2019 06:54 AM

Excellent job! Very well made , very functional stands. I realy like that laminated construction.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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anthm27

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#2 posted 05-15-2019 08:19 AM

Brilliant, Look great. The Musos will love them.

-- There is no hope for any of us if we keep apologizing for telling the truth.

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mafe

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#3 posted 05-15-2019 09:46 AM

They are so cool!
Amazing how beautiful plywood can look, when treated right.
Love the picture with the glue up and stand, next to eachother.
Sweet music for the eyes.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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mikeacg

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#4 posted 05-15-2019 10:04 AM

Fantastic! Nice to see small scraps of wood put to use for making something so beautiful!
If I built one of those for 3 instruments I’d have an excuse to buy another horn!!!
I had a Mellophone once but it was the French Horn style (only the valves were played with the right-hand which felt real odd) so I gave it to my niece’s husband who plays with a band in Green Bay.

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 05-15-2019 12:21 PM

outta sight David !!!!!!.............That is a really attractive stand!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Jacksdad

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#6 posted 05-16-2019 01:39 AM

I see you use Gorilla glue, they look great.

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icemanhank

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#7 posted 05-16-2019 05:21 AM

It wasn’t Gorilla but something quite similar mate.

Thx for looking.


I see you use Gorilla glue, they look great.

- Jacksdad


-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia

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crowie

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#8 posted 05-17-2019 10:47 PM

I just love the way woodturners can create beauty from a messing glue up of offcuts….top job David!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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ChristopherJames

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#9 posted 05-30-2019 06:23 AM

I love the layering work that you did. It really makes it quite stand out I think! :)

-- Christopher James: http://supercheapselfstorage.com.au/facilities/brisbane/south-brisbane/

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