Recipe Box Project! #4: Started the finishing today!

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Blog entry by Beginningwoodworker posted 06-10-2010 02:28 AM 1255 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I start apply the finish to repice box today, I know you guys notice the patch to the top. I hope it dont look to bad.

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matt garcia

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#1 posted 06-10-2010 02:41 AM

Nice!! What kind of finish are you using?

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#2 posted 06-10-2010 02:44 AM

Came out really nice, CJ

That walnut grain is gorgeous.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 06-10-2010 02:53 AM

A Minwax Spray Polyurethane Clear Gloss finish.

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#4 posted 06-10-2010 03:21 AM

well done , charles .

it is special for mom ,
the first , and the patch sets it apart ,
from all the future ones you make !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 06-10-2010 03:22 AM

Looks great charles a good gift.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 06-10-2010 07:07 AM

Real nice box Charles, patch looks fine.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#7 posted 06-10-2010 11:36 AM

Beautiful present for the mom Charles. No fear on the patch, it looks fine. Besides, won’t mama be having that box open most of the time, looking for that recipe? We can only hope ;)

Thanks for sharing the process with us Charles. It was a pleasure to see the step by step on this.


-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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#8 posted 06-11-2010 01:34 AM

Can’t wait to see it finished, looks great thanks for sharing.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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#9 posted 06-11-2010 03:23 AM

What kind of hinges are you going to use?

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#10 posted 06-11-2010 03:27 AM

Brass hinges from the hardware store.

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