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I created this guitar stand as a "under $10" secret santa gift using some leftover plywood and stain. Most of the actual cost went into the hardware....
I used 3/4" leftover plywood for the stand. Trace out template for upright arm & cut with jigsaw. The front to back dimensions were approximately 2x...
Lots of sanding required here!
I tapered the back so the front is slightly wider. Front dimension is slightly smaller than the width of the acoustic guitar. Front to back dimensio...
I free handed this cut, ensuring the inside width was wide enough to hold the headstock of the guitar.
Holes on the bottom of the upright arm were pre-drilled and tapped with hex drive threaded inserts.
One hole drilled for hex screw thread and one for a dowel to prevent the top from spinning.
Three holes drilled on rear center of base to align with arm threads from step #5. Four holes drilled in each corner for screw on stainless steel fee...
Lots of sanding to get the curves and edges smooth. Since I used plywood for this construction, I elected to use a dark stain to cover the plywood la...
I stained the sides and top with a honey stain to mimic an acoustic guitar stain. Four coats of glossy poly were added to finish it off.
Metal base feet screwed in & my sharpie inscription on the bottom (this was a secret santa gift).
Fully assembled from the top. I cut and stuck on two felt pieces on the top to protect the finish of the guitar.
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Posted:Jan 25, 2012
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