TV 3 piece wall entertainment unit #13: 1st coat of stain

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Blog entry by BryanatWoodstock posted 554 days ago 1418 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 12: Dry fit of parts Part 13 of TV 3 piece wall entertainment unit series Part 14: almost done »

almost done. Second coat today, should be able to spray lacquer tomorrow! Parts laying everywhere in the shop drying.

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#1 posted 554 days ago

That’s coming together quite nicely.

A cabinet to be proud of.

Work Safely and have Fun. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#2 posted 554 days ago

Nice work.
Now to pick your brain a little. Do you normlly like to use two coats of stain, or just on this project? I stain all of my projects, but have never used two coats. I often find that with the oil based stain I use, a second coat doesn’t actually change the color much.


-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#3 posted 554 days ago

I have done 1 coat before, but this project is ash frame with oak veneer very hard to get the ash as dark as the oak. The fellow I am building it for wanted to use up some ash he cut in his bush a few years ago. I would have rather made it from kiln dried oak. Some oak veneer pieces came out lighter, so a second coat to try and get them all the same.

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#4 posted 553 days ago

Something to be proud of! Great job!

-- EdwardNorton

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