Disassemblable Guitar Stand

Introduction: Disassemblable Guitar Stand

This guitar stand is convenient when you're bringing you guitar around places, being able to fit in your bag.

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Step 1: Basics

This stand is composed of 4 parts: 2 back rests, and 2 arms at the bottom of the stand. This stand ensures that the body of the guitar remains stable, with the neck freely facing upwards.

I did this project in VCarve Pro an cut it out using a CNC machine.

I personally used 18mm MDF to make sure that the parts and joints are solid enough to keep the guitar standing, but anything thick or strong enough to hold up a guitar and hold friction joints well should do. Rubber padding on the arms also helps with the guitar's stability.

Step 2: Design: Back Rest

The most fundamental part of a guitar stand.

It should be around as long as your own guitar's main body, or it should be at least 300 mm tall.

For the connecting joint between both of them, the slopes at the back will be holding the two back rests together. They should be around 30 to 45 degrees to make room for the guitar to eventually sit on.

Step 3: Arms

These arms will keep the guitar from moving in place by maintaining its angle on the backrest with a lip.

The angle of the lip isn't too important, but I recommend it to be around 30 degrees.

Joining this with the back rest will use simple male and female slots to hold them in place, but make sure those are tight enough.

Step 4: Cutting and Assembling

Now that we have both files, you can have both the templates cut out.

A little post-processing should be done afterwards to clean the surfaces and correct any fitting mistakes by sanding with whatever you have available. Once that is done, the rubber padding can be stuck onto the ends of the arms with adhesive. Electrical tape will also do.

Once everything's done, go ahead and test it out on your own guitar to make sure the stand holds it stable.

Thank you for reading.

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    audreyobscura
    audreyobscura

    1 year ago

    Thanks for sharing your flat-pack guitar stand, out of curiosity what program did you 3D model this in?