iMac Plinth: Part 1

My brother sent me a text asking that i build a plinth for his iMac to sit on to raise it up a little, i decided to use some of the scrap worktop to build it.

The sparse request.

The sparse request.

Should be able to use these offcuts from my table.

Should be able to use these offcuts from my table.

Always keep those scraps.

Always keep those scraps.

Cutting out the little feet 58x58mm.

Cutting out the little feet 58x58mm.

The 2 bits that make up the base.  

The 2 bits that make up the base.  

Gluing it together. Laminated from 2 bits of worktop. 

Gluing it together. Laminated from 2 bits of worktop. 

Pretty straight forward project, the only tricky bit is planing the end grain. That took more time than everything else put together, I used just hand tools for this project.

Mock up.

Mock up.

I've decided not to use the feet i made and got some metals one from Amazon, these i think look better, they also have a rubber ring that will keep it from moving about. 

These look good, just need to wait for them to arrive.

These look good, just need to wait for them to arrive.

After final shaping and sanding.

After final shaping and sanding.

After the first coat of oil

After the first coat of oil

Just waiting on the feet to arrive and then i can finish it.

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