Simple Elegant Guitar Stand

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Introduction: Simple Elegant Guitar Stand

I designed this guitar stand to be universal and really simple:

  • no glue
  • no screws
  • no nails
  • just one piece of wood.

In this case I used a board of oak wood, 25mm thick, about 22 cm wide and about 38 cm long.

You can use the template I made and modify it to change the size. I found that a corner of 9º works best on all acoustic guitars, I haven't tried an electric guitar yet tho.

If you decide to make your own I would love it if you'd send me a picture of it at stand@lennartdemeij.com

Step 1: Transfer the Template Onto Your Board

I printed my tempate on an A4 sized piece of paper and punched holes in it on interesting points so I could draw inside those holes on the wood.

Step 2: Drill Two Holes

Then I drilled two holes with a drill having the same diameter as the thickness of the board (in my case 25 mm).

I wanted to keep the holes round and just off center to ensure a snug fit.

Step 3:

I used a fine saw to work inwards from the hole to be able to make the middle cut. This did require some patience however :-)

Step 4:

I first completed the middle cut to keep the structural integrity intact whilst working on the other hole and finally the last two cuts to finish the guitar stand!

Then I tried to fit the pieces together, sanded, tried again, sanded some more and then the stand was finished!

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60 Comments

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frenchkisslife
frenchkisslife

9 months ago

Can someone point out where the template can be found. I don't find it in the comments above. I'd love to make this but need some guidance.

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Herculesp17
Herculesp17

Question 1 year ago

Where is the template? There is non in the download; just the instructions

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TheFlunkyChicken
TheFlunkyChicken

Answer 1 year ago

I went back into the comments and found the author's comment where he said he forgot to add the template. There is a file to download there. Tried to link it to this page, but couldn't. Hope this helps!

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Herculesp17
Herculesp17

Reply 1 year ago

Well thanks for the notice, but I have done my own template now :)

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TheFlunkyChicken
TheFlunkyChicken

Reply 1 year ago

Haha...good for you!! I’m impressed! Glad you figured it out!

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Herculesp17
Herculesp17

Reply 1 year ago

I made one out of karton first and then out of wood. 2 or 3 samples until i had the right measurments.

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TheFlunkyChicken
TheFlunkyChicken

1 year ago

Love the design!! But I can't seem to find the template in the download. Reading other people's comments, it seems it is included in some downloads but not others? Can anyone help me know how to access that? Thank you!

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trevor.musliah
trevor.musliah

1 year ago

Thanks for this post. Made one for my son. He loves it

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lennartdemeij
lennartdemeij

Reply 1 year ago

Very cool with the elongated upper part 🙂

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sheenahb
sheenahb

1 year ago

hi, i keep reading about a template but i cant find one, do i make it myself?

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Csc149
Csc149

Question 1 year ago on Step 1

Hi there I have downloaded the plans but I really need dimensions!! Please help need to make as a gift for Christmas 😀

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lennartdemeij
lennartdemeij

Answer 1 year ago

In this case I used a board of oak wood, 25mm thick, about 22 cm wide and about 38 cm long. so the pdf has those measurements.. good luck and please send me photos!

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KS2004
KS2004

2 years ago

cool

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mejones645
mejones645

4 years ago

add the non hook side of sticky velcro so as to not scratch guitar

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gfry
gfry

5 years ago

Nice!

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JoanneE5
JoanneE5

5 years ago

My fiance' is making this tonight.

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WandersonA3
WandersonA3

5 years ago

Perfeito Farei vários pra deixar na igreja, é simples e elegante.

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lennartdemeij
lennartdemeij

Reply 5 years ago

Obrigado! Por favor, mostre-nos fotos! :-)

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WandersonA3
WandersonA3

Reply 5 years ago

com certeza será um prazer!!