Pochade Box in progress #3: Pallette, trim and oil

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Blog entry by Jon1094 posted 11-29-2013 06:42 AM 1758 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Yesterday I completed the combination pallete and wet canvase holder. It is constucted out of birch plywood with oak inserts for holding the wet canvases. The pallete is finished with two coats of BLO. It is shown out of the box with an inserted canvase and inside the box with the pallete in view.

I trimmed the drawers with walnut and put two coats of Danish oil on the box. I’ll let the oil dry for three or four days and then finish with satin wipe on polyurethane.

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#1 posted 11-29-2013 12:22 PM

Looking really nice

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

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#2 posted 11-29-2013 01:28 PM

Great looking very nicely done. I especially liked the slots idea for wet canvases.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 11-29-2013 06:26 PM

A million dollar project. Any artist would love to have this and the one’s who don’t…..WILL be envious as heck !

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#4 posted 12-30-2013 04:04 PM

looks fantastic!

-- - Montana sucks. Tell your friends.

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