Multi-Clarinet Stand is Complete

By |March 6th, 2011

I created two multi-clarinet stands as part of the commissioned project request. Each stand can hold up to 7 clarinets at one time. The stands are made from black walnut, finshed with danish oil, and topped with a wipe on gloss poly.

I made some changes to the original design after creating the prototype.
Brass Inserts
I wasn’t happy at all with using t-nuts for the threaded pins to support the actual clarinets. I didn’t think they would stand up under use so I decided to use threaded brass inserts from EZ-LOK instead. I bought a few extra to practice insertion techniques with, and I think this was a wise choice as they make a much more solid thread than the t-nuts […]

New Project, Multi-Clarinet Stand

By |February 12th, 2011

It’s been some time since I’ve made an update on the website but I thought I’d take some time out to let everyone know what I’ve been up to.

I’ve moved the workshop and am still trying to get that in order but at least it’s currently usable.

I’ve been comissioned by the manager of a music store to design and build a compact multi-clarinet stand. I wanted the stand to be able to fold up into a small package for transportation but sturdy enough to hold 5-8 clarinets. A triangular shape seemed to be the best apporach for stability and after quite a few iterations of the design using google sketchup I came up with the following. Pictures are just […]