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Project by drsurfrat posted 07-01-2021 12:44 AM 588 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter is slightly interested in the guitar, so i found a cheap one and made a quick stand for it. All cherry leftovers, with cork strips where the guitar touches. Through mortices, and danish oil as a finish.I taped off the cork with blue painters tape, and that kept the oil off the cork very well. I kinda like what I ended with the feet.

I got an immediate grin, “thank you” and “I like it”, so that was worth it. If she keeps at it, I might have an excuse to make a guitar.

-- Mike (near Boston) ... Laziness is the mother of invention, necessity is the mother of exhaustion - me





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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#1 posted 07-01-2021 12:47 AM

I like, nice job! Most important – she likes it!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. - OldTools Archive -

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pottz

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#2 posted 07-01-2021 01:26 AM

nice work doc!

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#3 posted 07-01-2021 02:11 AM

Very nice! Much better than the wobbly metal ones.

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#4 posted 07-01-2021 01:08 PM

ditto the I like it

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#5 posted 07-01-2021 02:57 PM

Nice Mike, looks great.

Good luck if she gets more than slightly interested and you have to make one – instrument making is hard.

-- Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

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#6 posted 07-03-2021 01:12 AM

Nice Job, my Grandaughter still has hers in her room but never touches the Guitar:)

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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