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American flag bench #4: Torched the slats then sanded them down to 320 grit. Stained the red stripes

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Blog entry by Dubbs posted 11-20-2018 07:38 PM 603 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 3: Bought a small craftsman router/table combo and a couple roundover bits. Part 4 of American flag bench series Part 5: Layed out the union (kind of a pain) and stained it blue »

So I torched the slats in an attempt to make it look more rustic. Sanded them down to 320 grit. I found the poplar sort of burns blotchy or I’m just not too good at it yet. Had Hoe Depot mix up some blue and red stain for me. ($32) Also picked up oil based spa urethane high gloss (expensive.. but I told worth it.)
I was able to get the union marked and taped and stained the red stripes! I think it came out pretty good. Cant wait to lay out the star stickers for the union. to be continued….

-- —— Bruce Hicks ——-



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