Mirror Frame #2: Decided to Finish Before Assembly

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Blog entry by HappyHowie posted 08-22-2016 03:10 AM 290 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Today I sanded the parts thoroughly. The orbit sander worked well on the flat surfaces. For the coved curves I cut a 1 inch dowel the length of my sand paper. I started at 60 grit since my cherry burned a lot. Then I worked up to 150 grit.

I applied natural Danish Oil to the cherry. ARM-R-Seal was ragged on the maple parts. I applied two coats to every part. I made sure not to touch within the grooves and the tongues.

I will next glue and clamp these parts, but that will be work for tomorrow or the next day.

-- --- Happy Howie

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