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Picture of Upcycle aquarium stand or coffee table
This is a unique aquarium stand made using old wood from my neighbors deck. Can be tweeked to make coffee table or nightstand with plenty of kitty storage. In a few weeks I am planning for a much bigger fishtank and my old stand is worn out and to small so when my neighbor started puting in a new deck i knew it was time for operation upcycle.
 

Step 1: Materials needed

Picture of materials needed
Tools
- handsaw or miter saw
- corded drill
- power sander
- Dremel (optional)
- Prybar
- Hammer

Materials
- (6) 2x6 measured to 19''
- (4) 4x4 measured to 14.5"
- (1) 2x4 measured to 33"
- (1) 2x4 measured to 25"
- a bag of 3" deck screws
- (2) 2x6 measured to 15"

The cost of this project was around 4$ for the deck screws all the wood was free.
 
pudtiny2 years ago
Impressive carving. Not sure I would sand decking indoors as it probably been treated for exterior work with some sort of insecticidal and Fungicidal preservative.
kristy0070 (author)  pudtiny2 years ago
We asked its just untreated wood and the shop vac was runnin most of the time
kristy0070 (author)  pudtiny2 years ago
We asked its just untreated wood and the shop vac was runnin most of the time
Bongmaster2 years ago
actually its a cat stand x3
kristy0070 (author) 2 years ago
we call it cat TV thats why we got the fish in the first place