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Trestle Table #43: BLO 3rd Coat

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Blog entry by HappyHowie posted 11-19-2016 04:10 AM 528 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 42: Selected a Finish and Applied First Coat Part 43 of Trestle Table series Part 44: Battens Fastened »

I am getting close to completing this project. This morning I applied my third coat of Boiled Linseed Oil (BLO). I made sure I soaked the end grain parts. In 48 hours I will give this project a thorough inspection in order to determine if any further coats needs to be applied. If three is enough, then I will fasten the battens to the table top’s underside with #6 – 1 inch long square drive flat head screws. I will hand screw these in.

The table top for sure is gain a nice dark hue from the BLO applications. The cherry will only get better with time as it darkens naturally to the UV rays from the Sun.

-- --- Happy Howie



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JimYoung

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#1 posted 11-19-2016 01:02 PM

Classic looking table. Can’t wait to see it all together.

-- -Jim, "Society is well governed when its people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law." -- Solon

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#2 posted 12-01-2016 02:15 PM

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