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Greene & Greene Magazine Rack - my "own" design #8: Doing the finish on the case and shelves, case assembly

06-22-2016 03:22 AM by Mike_D_S | 8 comments »

So I got busy, but have been doing some work in bits and pieces. The first thing was normally I assemble and then stain, but with all the small ledges and the inset panels on the side, I decided to do some of the finish work first and then assemble. I stained all the pieces and put on two coats of wipe on poly on the inset panels. This way, if the panels shift a little at some point, there won’t be any unstained wood peaking out. I also did a dry fit prior to putting on the dye stain and found my first real issue. Due to stock widths, the inset panels are actually 3/8” narrower than planned. Originally, the plans called for a 1/2 dado in the sides to hold the panels an...

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