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Old 10-12-2011, 03:29 PM
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Agreed, you need some vertical support. Maybe some 2x4 in the back corners, and front corners..

I'm waiting to see someone top their stand with a piece of granite or Corian for the tank to sit on..

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I think straightjiggy10 was actually selling a tank with granite topped stand lol
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Old 10-12-2011, 05:20 PM
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Seeing if the tank will fit

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Old 10-12-2011, 06:43 PM
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I personally wouldn't trust plywood to hold up the bulk of the tank weight. Plus doesn't plywood warp and peel when it gets moist/wet

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Most store bought stands are made out of MDF and then laminated. If he seals it or paints it it will be ok.

looking good on the stand build, but please put apiece in the back and the front.
to add lateral strength.
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Old 10-12-2011, 07:34 PM
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Added four inner splints for support, Crown molding along the bottom, and made front cabinet door



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Old 10-12-2011, 07:57 PM
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Looking good,Where in Mt Vernon?
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Old 10-12-2011, 08:04 PM
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@drastic thanx, Im not in Mt V anymore but i was of off High St
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Old 10-12-2011, 08:13 PM
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Here is the completed frame. Tomorrow the hard work begins



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Old 10-12-2011, 08:26 PM
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I dont know guys, it looks a little scary, you need more support. I would not trust it.

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Old 10-12-2011, 08:29 PM
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NICE, Nyeyce!



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Old 10-12-2011, 08:39 PM
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It looks nice im just not sure if its sturdy enough.

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