I have always wanted to make one of these round mame stands for trees, wire trees or stones. Most of the ones I have seen are made with poor joinery and poor painted finish on them.
I was finally asked by a client to make one so I took my time and did it.
First, I drew the whole stand full size on a board.
Next, I knew the part that would take some thinking to produce would be the rings. Since they are made from 4 pieces, I wanted them to be strong so I used a “lap joint” to connect them. It was a little tricky as the joint has to be at a certain degree to make a tight joint.
But finally, they were done!
Next was making the box (the easy part for me).
I made a piece of molding I mitered to make the feet…
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