The finished project: The finish on this project is shop made country/shabby chic using chalk paint made from cheap flat ceiling paint tinted with even cheaper poster paints, mixed with not-so-cheap calcium carbonate, and shop made finishing past wax made from a chunk of bees wax and boiled linseed oil. One coat of Ivory chalk paint, 2 coats of Cyan chalk paint (first coat epic fail due to miscalculation of amount required), and 2 coats of finishing wax after sanding and distressing. Note: I would have preferred all black hardware but couldn’t source it. I may go back and paint it black but as the hardware is all solid brass (not cheap) I am a little loath to do that. ...
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Just some photos of the main build:
This is my half size prototype made entirely out of pallet wood (besides hardware).Finish is home...
Here is my attempt to build an affordable wooden 4 drawer filing cabinet. I rule out: Plwoo...