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Re: [APD] Painted tank stand

I heare ya.

Good wood is so very expensive. And doing it justice with a
quality finish makes it even more so. The stands you see
commercially available, even the nicer stuff that comes
from Oceanic, is mass produced stuff.

Mahogany might not work well, do to the large grain size,
unless a grain filler ws used, which again is a lot of work
and more money.

Cherry works very well; although it can be a pita to stain
well. Costs a lot more than pine or fir or poplar.

Poplar can make a nice piece of firniture if you are going
to paint it. It works realtively easily and takes paint
very well. Not nearly attractive enough to stain and coat
with a clear finish.


--- Tom Wood <tomwood2 at flash_net> wrote:

> I've yet to see an attractive wood stand, for some reason
> people seem to 
> like pine plywood wood grain. 
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