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Here's a fishtank I built to fit inside an old oak coffee table I found at a flea market. It's not a simple build, but I managed to figure it out most...
I started with the oak end table and some acrylic sheet from Home Depot. The acrylic tube came from a plastics wholesale business. Have as much of th...
An acrylic hex tank is just 2 pieces of acrylic. One for the base and one long piece for the sides. This piece will have 5 bends and 1 seam. Because...
Keep bending, marking the next bend after the bend before it cools. The key is to keep the bends square so check the position carefully as you clamp t...
On my bench at least, there's no room to make the last bend. I had success heating that line and then improvising the bend as best I could once it was...
It's time to attach the tank sides to the base using the acrylic solvent. I had precut a hole in the base piece with the jigsaw. I used the thickened ...
If your edges are smooth and your bends are square and your bonds are strong, it'll hold water for many years. I can't promise you success, but I've ...
And here is the finished tank, ready to add fish.
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Posted:Feb 15, 2010
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