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New Crib #6.....Finally Got 'er Whipped

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Blog entry by MOJOE posted 1688 days ago 779 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, I finally finished up my son’s crib….well ahead of my Feb. deadline I might add. Once everything was mocked up and fit nicely, I took the headboard portion off and sprayed the finish on in 2 sections. I used Bullseye Sealcoat tinted with 40 drips of Transtint Medium Brown (40 drips cause I didn’t have a measuring device). Anyway, sprayed on 6 coats with 320 sanding between each. The final coat was buffed with 0000 steel wool. I am pretty happy with how it turned out…..especially since I didn’t follow any pattern. I also had my first experience with a spray applied finish. Worked well, I picked up a Critter spray gun, and though my compressor is a bit small, it worked fine. There are a few photos below…...next up…..matching dresser!
As always, all critiques are welcome,
joe

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!



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grizzman

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#1 posted 1688 days ago

very nice crib…you did a great job…the finish sounds like its smooth…dont want that boy gettin any splinters….thanks for shareing…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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lumberdog

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#2 posted 1688 days ago

That is a great looking crib, i like the clean cut lines and it looks real safe.

-- Lumberdog.. Michigan

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janice

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#3 posted 1687 days ago

Very nice looking crib!

-- Janice

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