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Free Quilt Stand Plan - How To Build A Wooden Quilt Stand

Build A Wooden Quilt Stand

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You Can Build A Quilt Stand With This Free Plan

Ever wanted to make a special gift or wedding present? Do you have a heirloom quilt or blanket that you would like displayed, this easy Quilt Stand will fit the ticket.

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Materials

3" x 1 1/8" x 32" Pine Board: 1 Piece

2 1/2" x1 1/8" x 32" Pine Board: 4 Pieces

11 1/2" x 1 1/8" x 33" Pine Board: 2 Pieces

2" x 16"L x 1 1/8" Pine Board: 2 Pieces

2" Screws: 26

20 Screw Plugs

Wood Glue

Satin Finish Polyurthane Varnish


Tools Required

Tape Measure

Table Saw

Radius Template

Band Saw

Chop Saw

Belt Sander

Drill

Roto Zip - Opt.

Sand Paper (Grit: 120, 180 and 220)

Select Pine board or your wood of choice.

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Follow above dimensions to make this wooden quilt stand

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Cut the wood board to 11 1/2" x 1 1/8" x 33" using the chop saw

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Marking radius curve for top of side board, find the center first

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Mark the complete radius as shown above

Radius is now ready to cut out

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Using the band saw to cut the radius top on the side piece of wooden quilt stand

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Marking where to put the cross pieces on the side boards

Notice the radius line on the top of side-right side of this picture

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Base showing radius markings to cut

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Cutting the base radius using the bandsaw

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Cutting a wedge from the bottom of base so it doesn't rock on the floor

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Showing the wedge cutout from the bottom of the base

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One base is cutout and showing one base to be marked and then cutout

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The base is then sanded on the belt sander as shown above

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Drilling hole for cross pieces Use 3/8" plug cutter with drill

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Next drill base to connect sides

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Drilling holes using plug cutter drill

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Sand the sides and top of radius using belt sander

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Round over on all edges to soften

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Sand all flat surfaces with hand orbital sander

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This is the parts layout after cutting pieces. The center piece of the stand is larger for more height

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Mounting the cross pieces with 2" screws for all locations

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Shown cross pieces installed, no bottom base attached

OPTIONAL Heart design can be added to side boards if desired

See directions further down if you would like to add design

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Base screwed into side pieces as shown above

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Adding wood glue before plugs

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Glue and plug added into screw holes

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Plugs are set in

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Sanding plugs flat and finish side sanding

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Finish quilt stand using polyurthane

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Now your quilt stand is ready to use, give as a gift or admire

If you would like to add a design see free instructions below

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Add your design of choice, use ideas from clip art or other resources

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Trace your chosen design where you would like it

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Use a Rotozip tool to cut out the design

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Proceed to finish as directed before the optional design was suggested above

Sit back admire your work and tell others about it


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