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ady c
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Location: suffolk,uk

PostPosted: 2011.10.04(Tue)11:14    Post subject: home made tank stand Reply with quote

hi there...I just got a tank second hand from my neighbour.but I had to get a stand Sad .hehe..

decided it was too expensive to buy,so I gave it a go myself.I am a complete woodwork novice.I bought a sheet of 18MM MDF from a builders merchants and they cut it to size for me.

I had wood lying about from daughters pine bed and old pine dinner table,so I used that up.also had an old tv stand,that I made stronger.

applied 2 coats of oil-based undercoat,then 2 coats of black gloss to make the MDF waterproof. ( essential).

I joined it together with SPAX screws and wood screws.also used a instant grab adhesive to make the joins extra strong..

here's a few pics of construction process.

it hasn't collapsed yet Rolling Eyes Very Happy

http://i1234.photobucket.com/albums/ff409/ady104/DSCF0570.jpg
http://i1234.photobucket.com/albums/ff409/ady104/DSCF0573.jpg
http://i1234.photobucket.com/albums/ff409/ady104/DSCF0575.jpg

ady

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Location: Israel

PostPosted: 2014.07.28(Mon)1:29    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks nice!

Keep up the good work!
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