oak box #10: coat of wet finish

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Blog entry by Dan'um Style posted 12-06-2013 03:15 AM 945 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 9: the triplets .... white oak,mahogany, fiddleback maple, rosewood and turquoise Part 10 of oak box series Part 11: oak , mahogany and rosewood boxes ......... hinges came in the mail today »

Sanded this one to 150 grit and figured a good wet coat of lacquer might bring out the grain a bit.

The rosewood and turquoise together for the photo. Will glue last.

The turquoise is from eBay China. Fun stuff.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-06-2013 03:27 AM

Very nice work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-06-2013 04:14 AM

The turquoise really adds a touch of class!

Can’t wait to see what one of these boxes looks like with a “Dan” tile on the top.

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

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#3 posted 12-06-2013 08:33 AM

That is a grand design the turquoise button really sets it off.


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#4 posted 12-06-2013 09:54 PM

thanks buds.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 12-06-2013 09:59 PM

Looks very nice, like the color combination.

-- Tom D

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#6 posted 12-08-2013 12:06 AM

Excellent work Buddy.
What do you mean by wet coat?. Is that another term for gloss finish?

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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