Aquarium stand

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Project by Newbie17 posted 11-10-2019 05:03 PM 1243 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Needed stand for new 55 gal tank. Had fun making my own molding and other build aspects for the first time. My wife drew the outline for the lighthouse and anchor and I cut them. Wife did all the painting.

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#1 posted 11-10-2019 05:14 PM

Wow, that is truly fantastic. Very creative.

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#2 posted 11-10-2019 07:01 PM

Very cool, adds a great touch to the aquarium.

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#3 posted 11-10-2019 07:24 PM

This is very fun. I am not going to show my wife as she will want one for sure.

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#4 posted 11-10-2019 08:19 PM

very naughty of you both!

-- Regards Rob

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#5 posted 11-11-2019 09:44 PM

Very nice design and execution, beautiful cabinet.

As I am currently completing a small project that us to be painted and you seem to have mastered the art of painting, the finish is smooth & without any brush strokes, orange peel effect, etc., can I ask how you achieved this?: type of paint?, thinned?, brush or spray?, use a sealer under the paint?, etc.


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#6 posted 11-13-2019 01:28 AM

Very clever idea. I love the theme which is so original.

-- AJ

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#7 posted 11-13-2019 02:07 AM

My wife took art in college and she did the paint. It was brushed on, but we are definitely going to trying spraying. It was a pain to avoid drips and brush marks.

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#8 posted 09-10-2020 05:49 PM

Update with fish.

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