As a professional guitarist, you should NEVER place your guitar on any surface other than a guitar stand. This saves your guitar from unnecessary scratches and increases the lifespan of the instrument.
In this article, we have put together 24 DIY guitar stand projects for you to choose from. Some of them are easy to build and others are a bit complicated. The choice is yours! Have a look at all the plans and make your pick.
1. How To Make A Multi Guitar Stand
The materials needed for this DIY multi guitar stand include wood, table saw, wood planer, sander, miter saw, and take the measure. Cut all the pieces needed for the stand and pass them through the planer. Then, join the base upright pieces to the base pieces at 70 degrees.
2. DIY Guitar Stand
The materials used for this DIY guitar stand include brass hinge, lumber, felt strips, leather cord, epoxy resin, CNC router, cabinet saw, bandsaw, and Dewalt impact driver. Cut the lumber into pieces and engrave it on the base piece. You can engrave anything you like on it, or you may decide not to engrave on it at all. Then, assemble the base and the side pieces.
3. DIY Guitar Stand From PVC Pipe
This is made from PVC pipe, caps, elbow, tee connectors, and glue. Cut the pipe into pieces and attach all the necessary fittings, glue it right and you're good to go.
4. DIY Modern Guitar Stand
Gather the materials and tools required to make this guitar stand. Then, cut the wood and assemble them. This modern guitar stand is pretty much easy to build.
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5. DIY Guitar Stand
If you don't like the sight of a commercial guitar stand, then this is for you. This DIY guitar stand is made from laminated red oak. It doesn't require steam because the curves were made through lamination.
6. DIY PVC Guitar Stand
This amazing guitar stand is made for four beautiful guitars ( guitar rack). It is made from PVC pipes, T connectors, elbow, and self-adhesive insulation foam. Measure and cut the pipe into pieces and assemble them with connectors and caps.
7. DIY PVC Single Guitar Stand
Are you thinking of getting a guitar stand but the cost of getting one at the store is higher than your budget? Here is an amazing guitar stand for you made out of PVC pipes. The materials needed for this amazing single stand include PVC pipe, caps, elbow, and T connectors. It is very simple and cheap to set up.
8. DIY Hanging Guitar Stand
The cost of making this guitar stand is $10. It is made from scrap plywood and stain. Measure and trace the upright arm on the scrap plywood then cut it out with a jigsaw. Cut the base piece and the guitar holder. After this, predrill holes for bolts at the bottom of the upright arm, where it will be mounted on the base.
9. How To Build A Guitar Stand
The materials needed for this include a miter saw, table saw, plywood, sander, drill, and tape measure. Cut the plywood into two using the miter saw, then cut the half into smaller pieces using the table saw. Make holes on the top piece and assemble the base and the side pieces.
10. How To Make A Modern Guitar Stand
This is made from maple plywood, spray glue, drywall screws, and a circular saw. Trace the template of the stand on the plywood and cut it out freehand using a circular saw. Then, assemble the pieces and you're good to go.
11. DIY Pallet Wood Guitar Stand
The materials needed for this guitar stand include a pallet, soldering iron, miter saw, and screws. Disassemble the pallet and remove all the nails in it. Sand the boards down and start using them to build the guitar stand.
12. DIY Wooden Guitar Stand
This is made from wood, router, and a track saw. Trace and cut out the upright arm from the piece of wood, sand the arm thoroughly and pass it over a router. Then cut the base and sand it. Mount the an on the arm on the base and you're good to go.
13. How To Make A Custom Guitar Stand
This custom guitar stand takes the form of a Y. It is made from thick birch plywood. The angle between the legs attached to the upright arm is 30 degrees. First, trace and make a rough cut of the upright arm from the plywood. Then, attach the legs to the upright arm with dowels. Note, these angles and measurements depend on the types of guitar you're using. The thickness of your guitar and its height will determine the angle and measurement.
14. DIY Guitar Stand Stool
The materials needed for this DIY guitar stand include plywood, pocket hole screws, wood screws, cordless drill, circular saw, Kreg pocket hole jig, miter saw, and tape measure. Start by creating a cutting list to make the work fast and easy. Then, cut the plywood to pieces and make a stool out of it. Attach support and shelf, attach the guitar stand to it.
15. DIY Easy Guitar Stand
This is made from a sheet of MDF, paint, painter’s tape, neoprene foam tape, adhesive, tape measure, miter saw circular saw, and screws. It is very simple and inexpensive. The paint makes it look like an original finished product.
16. DIY Small And Cheap Guitar Stand
If you're looking for a guitar stand that will not take up much space in your room, here is the right choice of guitar for you. It is made from PVC pipe, caps, tee connectors, and elbow. Get the pipe from the store and cut two linger pieces and two shorter pieces from it. Attach rubber feet to the longer pieces and the shorter pieces.
17. DIY Guitar Wall Mount
Get a heavy-duty utility hook from the store, scrap wood, drywall anchor, screws, and spray paint. Cut a perfect square from the scrap wood and drill four holes at each corner of the square for the screws, drill a hole at the center of the square for the hook. Spray paint the wood and mount the wood on the wall and screw it down tightly, then attach the hooks to it and you have your guitar wall mount.
18. DIY Small Wooden Guitar Stand
This is made from wood, stain, straight edge, dowels, hand saw, sander, and an old rag. Use a straight edge to measure and mark the L-shaped legs. Cut two L shapes and sand them down. Make notches on each of the longer arms and strap them into each other forming an X shape. Stain the stand and you're good to go.
19. How To Make PVC Guitar Rack
The materials required to make this include PVC pipes, PVC pipe insulation, PVC end cap, PVC elbow connector, PVC tee connector, super blue, and braided cable. Cut the PVC pipe and the insulation. Then, attach the insulation to all the pieces and assemble them.
20. DIY Cardboard Guitar Stand
This is made from cardboard, pencil, cutter, cutting mat, and glue. Start by drawing the design and dimension of the stand on a sheet of cardboard, then cut them out and prepare each piece. Draw a flower on the upright arm and assemble the pieces.
21. DIY Elegant Guitar Stand
This is made from one piece of wood with no screws, no nails, or glue. It is a very amazing project with less stress and time. Draw the template for the stand on a sheet of paper, then transfer the template to the boards for cutting. Drill two holes sitting diagonally to each other on the board and use a fine saw to cut through the middle of the board.
22. DIY Cherry Guitar Stand
To make this beautiful cherry guitar stand, get a template or the design. Print out the design and cut it into pieces. Glue the pieces to your work table or anywhere convenient for you to see the design. After this, start building.
23. DIY Multiple Guitar Stand
The materials needed for this guitar stand include wood, hacksaw, screws, drywall screws, wine cork, and foam. Attach two pieces of wood to the legs to form the base of the stand, then make the top of the stand and attach wine corks to the top to prevent the guitar from sliding off.
24. DIY Folding Guitar Stand
This folding guitar stand is made for acoustic guitar, but notwithstanding, you can customize the design to fit your type of guitar. Get the free plan for the project at the link below. Download and print the plan, then, trace the design out and paste it where you will be able to see it while working.
That’s a wrap! Feel free to settle for the PVC plans if you are having issues building a wooden guitar stand. The comments section is now opened for contributions and questions regarding this post. Thanks for stopping by, if the article has been of help to you, please share.