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Shaving Stand

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Darick Carpenter

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Darick Carpenter

General Information

My wife bought me a nice shaving set for my birthday. I built a stand just using my shop tools, but it needed some refinement and it was the perfect CNC project.

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Material Description Price
Soft Maple - Hardwood Type

Soft Maple - Hardwood Type

Thickness: 3/4 in, Dimensions: 6 in × 12 in

$7.43

$7.43
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1

Carve!

19 minutes

Carve the base, top, and post out. I chose to just cut the post on the table saw.

2

Sand and route edges!

20 minutes

Sand all the pieces. I only have a mini CNC machine, so it took a while to cut out and the edges were pretty rough. I started with 120 grit and finished with 220 grit. I then used a 1/8 inch round over bit on the router to break all the edges. Then used a 1/4 inch round over on the inner brush holder. This fit the contoured handle of the brush nicely. I also used the table saw to cut the notch in the post. I used a drill press to make the holes in the post, but a regular drill would do just as well. I used 3/8 inch diameter dowels, but you can use whatever you have, just make sure you adjust them in the base and top as well.

3

Assemble and finish!

20 minutes

Assemble the stand with dowels and glue. Let the glue dry enough then you can begin finishing the stand. I used a nice dark stain. Then finished it with some clear coat to protect the wood from water.

4

Enjoy!

Enjoy your stand!