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Morris Chair Project! #15: Got good results with the stain!

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Blog entry by Beginningwoodworker posted 09-07-2010 02:57 AM 1284 reads 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 14: Morris Chair refinishing update Part 15 of Morris Chair Project! series Part 16: Start cutting moritses and tenon for the second morris chair. »

I got good results with the stain today!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker



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RonPeters

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#1 posted 09-07-2010 03:01 AM

Results? Did you do anything different than the last time?

Looks really pretty in the natural sunlight…

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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Beginningwoodworker

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#2 posted 09-07-2010 03:04 AM

Yes I did, I use just plan cabot oil base golden oak stain, not a polyshade.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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patron

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#3 posted 09-07-2010 03:06 AM

looking good , charles .

now the finish ,
some cushions ,
and a well deserved rest .

unless momma beats you to it , LOL !

-- 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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matt garcia

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#4 posted 09-07-2010 03:07 AM

Looking good!! What color are your cushions gonna be?

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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RonPeters

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#5 posted 09-07-2010 03:07 AM

I just re read your series on the chair.

I’ve used BIX remover before. Nasty stuff even outdoors if you get downwind of it, but it works!

That’s a whole lot of work to stain a chair!! But it really does look great!

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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Beginningwoodworker

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#6 posted 09-07-2010 03:11 AM

Dont know yet, Matt.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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blackcherry

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#7 posted 09-07-2010 03:25 AM

Well done Charles, now it time to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Nice to see you tackled the staining situation with flying colors, great work my friend…BC

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Roz

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#8 posted 09-07-2010 03:42 AM

lookin good!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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Lenny

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#9 posted 09-07-2010 03:44 AM

Good results indeed Charles. Your effort was well worth it!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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lew

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#10 posted 09-07-2010 05:01 AM

Nice, CJ

Golden Oak, on red oak, is my wife’s favorite!

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

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jack1

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#11 posted 09-07-2010 05:26 AM

Looks good.

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

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#12 posted 09-07-2010 06:31 AM

Way to go Charles!
Billl

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#13 posted 09-07-2010 01:57 PM

Great job Charles, I’ve never tried one of those chairs, I’ll know who to call if I do decide to make one for advice. Very well done. Your Momma’s gonna love this! God Bless, mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#14 posted 09-08-2010 05:32 AM

Looks much better. It is a relief to see all your hard work is paying off so well.

Have enjoyed following you on this one, especially with the extra drama:o)

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#15 posted 09-12-2010 12:24 PM

Hey Charles, looking GREAT! nice re-do on the staining.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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